[eych-ouuh r, -ou-er]
the time, usually unspecified, set for the beginning of a planned attack.
Origin of H-hour
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Related Words for h-hourclimax, contingency, crisis, crossroad, crossroads, deadline, emergency, exigency, juncture, pinch, strait, target, countdown, D-day, term
military the specific hour at which any operation commencesAlso called: zero hour
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