[hoop-lahnd, -land] /ˈhup lɑnd, -lænd/
(in the Middle Ages) a robe or long tunic, belted or with a fitted bodice, usually having full trailing sleeves and often trimmed or lined with fur.
[ouuh r, ou-er] /aʊər, ˈaʊ ər/ noun 1. a period of time equal to one twenty-fourth of a mean solar or civil day and equivalent to 60 minutes: He slept for an hour. 2. any specific one of these 24 periods, usually reckoned in two series of 12, one series from midnight to noon and […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. the angle, measured westward through 360°, between the celestial meridian of an observer and the hour circle of a celestial body. noun 1. the angular distance along the celestial equator from the meridian of the observer to the hour circle of a particular celestial body hour angle The angular distance, measured westward […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. a great circle on the celestial sphere passing through the celestial poles and containing a point on the celestial sphere, as a star or the vernal equinox. noun 1. a great circle on the celestial sphere passing through the celestial poles and a specified point, such as a star hour circle A […]
[ouuh r-glas, -glahs, ou-er-] /ˈaʊərˌglæs, -ˌglɑs, ˈaʊ ər-/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring time, consisting of two bulbs of joined by a narrow passage through which a quantity of sand or mercury runs in just an . adjective 2. having a notably slim or narrow waist, midsection, or joining segment: She has an hourglass […]