- Homophone Note, Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||a unit of time equal to sixty minutes.
||any specified one of twenty-four such periods in the day.
the hour of three o'clock
||a time of the day associated with certain types of activity.
||(pl.) the usual time during which a person is available or during which an establishment is open for business.
Does the bank have any hours on Saturday?
||the distance that can be traveled in one hour.
They live an hour from the hospital.
The words hour
(belonging to us) sound alike but have different meanings.