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hour

 [our]
1. the time something occurs.
2. a unit of time, being 60 minutes, or 3600 seconds.
3. a unit of educational credit.
contact hour a unit of credit for educational offerings, based on a mathematical formula. Continuing education programs that wish to award contact hours are carefully reviewed by the health care professionals for which the educational experience is designed.
golden hour the first hour following a traumatic injury. See golden hour.
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Highlight the importance to look at the hour hand first to see an approximate time then the minute hand.
Move the minute hand around to the 6, and ask the students to observe the movement of the hour hand and describe their observations (i.
The first pocket watches, which appeared in the late 15th century, had only one hand, the hour hand.
The watch features two mobile discs around the dial: a 24-hour ring is synchronised with the hour hand.
Baume & Mercier's symbol, the letter phi, is present on the gilt hour hand, whereas the counters remain discreet to underscore the brilliance of the bezel.
Why did he not appoint a vice-captain to replace Paul McGinley and then at the 11th hour hand the job to inexperienced German Martin Kaymer?
The Judy Clock requires that the minute hand be moved around the full hour before the hour hand will register the next time on the clock in the book, and the children became very adept at getting to the time before each section of the story was complete.
The minute hand was exactly on a minute mark, and the hour hand was three times as far from the nine o'clock mark as the minute hand was from the two o'clock mark.
on that date, simply turn your clock's hour hand (or adjust your digital display screen) so that it instead reads 3:00 a.
A second variant has a white dial with orange or white numerals on a white or dark blue background on the rotating bezel and an orange hour hand.
I got the clock working and it is now working on three dials although the hour hand on the south dial is still to be repaired.