from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The short hand on a clock or watch that indicates hours.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The hand of a clock or watch face that revolves twice each day and indicates the hours.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the hand or index which shows the hour on a timepiece.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The hand or pointed pin which indicates the hour on a timepiece.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the shorter hand of a clock that points to the hours


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