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hour

1. a period of time equal to 3600 seconds; 1/24th of a calendar day
2. Astronomy an angular measurement of right ascension equal to 15° or a 24th part of the celestial equator

hour

Symbol: h.
1. A unit of time equal to 60 minutes, i.e. 1/24 of a day.
2. A unit of angle equal to 15° of arc, i.e. 1/24 of a circle. See right ascension.

hour

[au̇r]
(mechanics)
A unit of time equal to 3600 seconds. Abbreviated h; hr.
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When some stations tried skirting the law, children's television advocates pressed to mandate an hour a day for educational programming.
Long-term care facilities may now very well be the DOL's number one target for FLSA violations and would be well advised to get the house in order before a Wage and Hour Division investigator comes knocking at the door.
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The [trucking company] dispatchers don't give a damn how you get there, how many laws you break, how many hours you run, how much dope you take, just as long as you get there when you're supposed to.
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During their years of practical training after medical school, many resident doctors spend long shifts on call and, in some months, work more hours than they have off.
In addition to tracking burden hours for the 2004 fiscal year, the OIRA report addresses the relationship of paperwork burden to statutory requirements and discretionary burden; achieving zero violations of the PRA; the impact of e-government initiatives on the paperwork burden; reducing the burden for small business and assisting with PRA compliance; and agency initiatives to reduce the paperwork burden.
One of my duties is to keep a log of employees' hours worked.
One old hand suggests hiring the child, but not paying the child for more than a couple of hours a day on a school day, or more than four or five hours on a non-school day; let the child keep his or her earned money; and never use an underage child's own money to pay for his Roth IRA.
A public employee may be given one and one-half hours compensatory time off for every hour of overtime worked.
A complete credit hour requirement sheet will be enclosed when your application is received.
In the SAP Standard Application ATO Benchmark, two-tier Internet configuration, it achieved 6,220 fully business processed assembly orders per hour with an 8-way server running SAP R/3 Release 4.