What are hours?

  • (noun): A period of time assigned for work.
    Example: "They work long hours"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on hours, hour:

Overland Track - Walking - Side Tracks
... are Cradle Mountain Summit - 2 km, 2–3 hours return ... Barn Bluff - 7 km, 3–4 hours return ... Lake Will - 3 km, 1 hour return ...
Human Fertility - Menstrual Cycle
... capable of being fertilized for up to 48 hours after it is released from the ovary ... Sperm survive inside the uterus between 48 to 72 hours on average, with the maximum being 120 hours (5 days) ...
Shinkansen - Competition With Air
... connects two cities in less than three hours, most passengers choose the Shinkansen, but if it takes more than four hours by Shinkansen, the majority choose air ... Shinkansen runs between these cities in about two hours or less ... Tokyo – Osaka (515 km) Shinkansen is dominant because of fast (2 hours and 30 minutes) and frequent service (up to every 10 minutes by Nozomi) however, air travel has a ...
Ertapenem - Pharmacokinetics
... bound, which results in a longer half life (4 hours) ... should be given ertapenem at least 6 hours before dialysis ... If it is given less than six hours before dialysis, then the patient should be given an additional dose of 150 mg IV after dialysis ...
Galdhøpiggen - Access and Modern Tourism
... (1850 metres above sea level, 5 km from the summit) it takes about three hours up (including about 45 minute to prepare for crossing the Styggebreen glacier), an hour at the top and about two hours back ... It takes four hours walk up, two hours down ...

More definitions of "hours":

  • (noun): An indefinite period of time.
    Example: "They talked for hours"

Famous quotes containing the word hours:

    Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool.
    18th-century English proverb.

    The radio ... goes on early in the morning and is listened to at all hours of the day, until nine, ten and often eleven o’clock in the evening. This is certainly a sign that the grown-ups have infinite patience, but it also means that the power of absorption of their brains is pretty limited, with exceptions, of course—I don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings. One or two news bulletins would be ample per day! But the old geese, well—I’ve said my piece!
    Anne Frank (1929–1945)

    O! grief hath changed me since you saw me last,
    And careful hours with time’s deformèd hand
    Have written strange defeatures in my face.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)