Definition of after the hourchiefly US
- Trains leave every hour at ten minutes after the hour.
: 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
: the 24th part of a day : 60 minutes
: the time of day reckoned in two 12-hour periods
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