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hour hand

noun
1.
the hand that indicates the hours on a clock or watch.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70
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Examples for hour hand
  • For example, the hour hand and the minute hand on a clock.
  • The time-telling of each hand of the clock is presented separately, with the major focus on using the hour hand.
  • Think of your elbow as the hub of the clock and your forearm as the hour hand.
British Dictionary definitions for hour hand

hour hand

noun
1.
the pointer on a timepiece that indicates the hour Compare minute hand, second hand
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