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hour hand

[′au̇r ‚hand]
(horology)
The pointer that indicates the hour on a timepiece.
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It is believed the thieves scaled scaffolding on the castle to snap off the 2ft-long hour hands two weeks ago.
As the sun moves across the sky, the shadow turns and points out the time like the hour hands of a clock.
It is thought the culprits scaled scaffolding on Cardiff Castle to snap off the 2ft-long hour hands in what officials are calling 'pure vandalism'.
The dial is equipped with faceted polished rhodium-plated minute and hour hands and displayed with either Arabic or Roman numbers.