after the hour
Definition of after the hour
—used with a certain number of minutes to indicate how long after the beginning of an hour something will happen Trains leave every hour at ten minutes after the hour.
Word by Word Definitions
: following in time or place : afterward, behind, later
: subsequently to the time when
: later in time
: located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft
: used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed
: a time or office for daily liturgical devotion
: canonical hour
: the 24th part of a day : 60 minutes
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