golden hour

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golden hour

the first hour after a serious accident, when it is crucial that the victim receives medical treatment in order to have a chance of surviving
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Just one benefit will see officers able to compare firearms and ballistic material to previous crimes and incidents within 48 hours - establishing crucial links within the initial golden hours of an investigation.
Much of my work is done in the golden hours around sunrise or sunset, when the quality of natural light is best.
SWEDEN'S Niclas Fasth had two golden hours yesterday when he thought he might be Open champion.
Written and directed by renowned director Jesse Johnson, The Butcher is an action-packed drama about Merle Hench, a washed-up ex-prize fighter turned mob enforcer, who after a 20 year streak of bad luck has 48 golden hours.