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H-hour

[eych-ouuh r, -ou-er]
noun
  1. the time, usually unspecified, set for the beginning of a planned attack.
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Origin of H-hour

H (for hour) + hour; cf. D-day
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Related Words for h-hour

climax, contingency, crisis, crossroad, crossroads, deadline, emergency, exigency, juncture, pinch, strait, target, countdown, D-day, H-hour, term

British Dictionary definitions for h-hour

H-hour

noun
  1. military the specific hour at which any operation commencesAlso called: zero hour
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