an/per hour

Definition of an/per hour

  1. —used in measurements that describe the speed of something The speed limit is 65 miles per hour. a ball thrown at 88 miles an hour

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  by the means or agency of :  through

    :  with respect to every member of a specified group :  for each

  1. :  for each :  apiece

  1. : period

    : person

hourplay
  1. :  a time or office for daily liturgical devotion

    :  canonical hour

    :  the 24th part of a day :  60 minutes


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