hour hand

noun
the hand that indicates the hours on a clock or watch.

Origin:
1660–70

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hour hand
 
n
minute hand Compare second hand the pointer on a timepiece that indicates the hour

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Example sentences
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.
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