Hour FAQs:


Q: Are hours sometimes called temporal?

A: Yes, and seasonal, or unequal hours.

Q: Are hours numbered 12?

A: Yes, and 1, 2, ..., 11.

Q: Are hour used for slow-moving objects like snails?

A: Yes.

Q: Were hours variously known as temporal?

A: Yes, and unequal, or seasonal hours and were in use until the appearance of the mechanical clock, which furthered the adoption of equal length hours.

Q: Are hour a unit of electric charge used in measurements of electrochemical systems such as electroplating and batteries?

A: Yes.

Q: Were hours longer than winter daytime hours?

A: Yes, and each being one twelfth of the time between sunrise and sunset.

Q: Were hours sometimes referred to as equal or equinoctial hours?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hour more practical?

A: Yes.

Q: Were hours numbered from 1 to 24?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hour one twelfth of time elapsed from sunrise to sunset, day hours therefore being longer than night hours in the summer?

A: Yes, in winter they reverse.

Q: Are hour a mass flow unit used for fuel flow in engines?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hours numbered from 0 to 23?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hour a unit of power used in the power industry and heating/cooling applications?

A: Yes.