Hour in a sentence

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Definition of Hour

  • The twenty-fourth part of a day; sixty minutes.
  • The time of the day, as expressed in hours and minutes, and indicated by a timepiece; as, what is the hour? At what hour shall we meet?
  • Fixed or appointed time; conjuncture; a particular time or occasion; as, the hour of greatest peril; the man for the hour.
  • Certain prayers to be repeated at stated times of the day, as matins and vespers.
  • A measure of distance traveled.
  • distance measured by the time taken to cover it
  • a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
  • clock time
  • a special and memorable period

How to use hour in a sentence. Hour pronunciation.

AGAINST THE HOUR OF MIDNIGHT XII.
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There, hung to a tree by a deserted mosque near by, the body of one who was with them all an hour before, and who had paid the penalty for some real or imaginary crime; while his fellows blessed Allah that the storm had passed them by.
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What his object was in summoning David for an hour when all the court and all the official Europeans should be already present, remained to be seen.
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But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
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A new factor had changed the equation which had presented itself a short half hour ago.
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His feet were still free-free for one short hour before he went to Kaid; but his soul was in chains.
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For the sake of her future it was her duty to shield herself from any imputation which might as unjustly as scandalously arise, if the facts of that black hour ever became known.
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Take now my promise to pay what I owe in the hour Fate wills-or in the hour of your need.
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In a few moments the house was still, and remained so for hours.
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But the hour of deliverance draweth nigh.
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In three hours more would have fallen the coup.
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He knew now why he had kept the great beast until this hour, though tempted again and again to slay him.
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He could now sit for an hour silent, talking to himself, carrying on unheard conversations.
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We produce about two million dollars for each hour we work.
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The time it takes us, a rather conservative estimate, is fifty hours to get any eBook selected, entered, proofread, edited, copyright searched and analyzed, the copyright letters written, etc.
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Its office hours are from two in the afternoon till two the next morning; and anybody venturing abroad during those twelve hours needs to allow for the wind or he will bring up a mile or two to leeward of the point he is aiming at.
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We plodded on, two or three hours longer, and at last the Lake burst upon us-a noble sheet of blue water lifted six thousand three hundred feet above the level of the sea, and walled in by a rim of snow-clad mountain peaks that towered aloft full three thousand feet higher still!
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We usually pushed out a hundred yards or so from shore, and then lay down on the thwarts, in the sun, and let the boat drift by the hour whither it would.
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Within half an hour all before us was a tossing, blinding tempest of flame!
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We sat absorbed and motionless through four long hours.
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Examples of Hour

Example #1
THE JEHAD AND THE LIONS XIII.
Example #2
THE LETTER, THE NIGHT, AND THE WOMAN X. THE FOUR WHO KNEW XI.
Example #3
Here a devout Muslim, indifferent to the presence of strangers, turned his face to the East, touched his forehead to the ground, and said his prayers.
Example #4
Dark faces grinned over the steaming pot at the door of the cafes, idlers on the benches smoked hasheesh, female street-dancers bared their faces shamelessly to the men, and indolent musicians beat on their tiny drums, and sang the song of "O Seyyid," or of "Antar"; and the reciter gave his sing-song tale from a bench above his fellows.
Example #5
As David entered, Kaid was busy receiving salaams, and returning greeting, but with an eye to the singularly boyish yet gallant figure approaching.
Example #6
Now, with amusement in his eyes, Prince Kaid watched David coming up the great hall.