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hours

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hours(noun)

    a period of time assigned for work

    "they work long hours"

  2. hours(noun)

    an indefinite period of time

    "they talked for hours"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hours

    goddess of the seasons, or of the hours of the day

    Etymology: [A translation of L. Horae (Gr. ). See Hour.]

Editors Contribution

  1. hours

    Plural form of the word hour.

    There are twenty four hours in an earthly time structure on planet Earth.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2016  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hours' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #524

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hours' in Written Corpus Frequency: #475

How to pronounce hours?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say hours in sign language?

  1. hours

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hours in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hours in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of hours in a Sentence

  1. Phil Thomas:

    Saturday night after the ASU footballgame...we took down our 24-foot inflatable Chick-Fil-A cow that says ‘Eat More Chicken’…and stowed it my truck for a few hours until we could get over to the storage unit.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    The way you defeat Trump is talk to working people in this country who are so exasperated, so tired of working longer hours for lower wages, so tired of working for 10, 11, 12 bucks an hour and not being able to afford to maintain their family with a dignity that family deserves.

  3. Roopal Kundu:

    We recommend you buy a sunscreen lotion labeled ‘broad spectrum protection’ -- which helps to protect against both types of UV rays -- with an SPF of 30 or higher that is also water resistant, sPF 30 blocks 97 percent of the UVB radiation. But, you need to reapply it every two hours, using about a shot glass full of lotion over your exposed skin, for the best results.

  4. Jamie McCarthy:

    It was emotional, especially for her, she's the bride and in less than 24 hours they had to change everything they had planned.

  5. Robb Butler:

    Were seeing 98,000 cases reported in the last 24 hours. Thats a new regional record. Thats very alarming.

Images & Illustrations of hours

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