every hour on the hour

Definition of every hour on the hour

  1. :  at the beginning of each hour (at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, etc.) Trains leave the station every hour on the hour.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

  1. :  a time or office for daily liturgical devotion

    :  canonical hour

    :  the 24th part of a day :  60 minutes

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a brief usually trivial fact

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