- hour angle,
- hour circle,
- hour hand,
- hourglass contraction,
- hourglass murmur,
- hourglass stomach,
Origin of hourglass
Examples from the Web for hourglass
There were bold minidresses with molded bodices that exaggerated an hourglass figure.
Sometimes his leather jackets were sporty and rakish, at others they were sculpted into prim, hourglass shapes.
He was a hideous, cadaverous-looking deity, clad in a winding sheet, and held an hourglass and a scythe in his hand.Myths of Greece and Rome|H. A. Guerber
The latter had an hourglass on his head, and in his hand a scythe, with which he aimed a blow at Mercury's feet.Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions|Charles Mackay
In short, the face of things is quite changed, and methinks you would smile to see my hourglass hanging in the place of the clock.Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin; Written by Himself, Volume II (of 2)|Benjamin Franklin
One and all worshiped somewhat languidly, with frequent glances at the hourglass upon the pulpit.Audrey|Mary Johnston
An hourglass is at hand and a dove is just dropping a poppy, the flower of sleep and death, into her open hands.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard
Men condemn corsets in the abstract, and are sometimes brave enough to insist that the women of their households shall be emancipated from them; and yet their eyes have been so generally educated to the approval of the small waist, and the hourglass figure, that they often hinder women who seek a hygienic style of dress. [Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, "The Story of My Life," 1898]