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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rush hour(noun)

    the times at the beginning and end of the working day when many people are traveling to or from work


  1. rush hour(Noun)

    The times of the day when traffic jams are commonplace, due mainly to people commuting to or from work.


  1. Rush hour

    A rush hour or peak hour is a part of the day during which traffic congestion on roads and crowding on public transport is at its highest. Normally, this happens twice a day—once in the morning and once in the evening, the times during when the most people commute. The term is very broad but often refers to specifically private automobile transportation traffic, even when there is a large volume of cars on a road but not a large number of people, or if the volume is normal but there is some disruption of speed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rush hour in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rush hour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of rush hour in a Sentence

  1. Washington Police Chief Kathy Lanier:

    This is rush hour traffic, there were a lot of cars out here. People had to see something.

  2. Austin Kim:

    It's at the choke point that you really suffer, you will not easily get onto that bridge in rush hour.

  3. Kim Hyeon-woo:

    I worried about outside being cold, worried about injury, but there is no injury so I'm happy and Times Square in rush hour was awesome.

  4. Yorli Correa:

    They should at least raise the ticket price to pay for maintenance, at rush hour at 7 or 8 a.m. and in the afternoon it is a catastrophe.

  5. Michael Breus:

    It’s not a bad idea to avoid rush hour on Monday morning when roads will be filled with sleep-deprived people running late for work or school.

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