off-hour

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off-hour

(ôf′our′, ŏf′-)
n.
The time of day when motor vehicular and pedestrian traffic is light, especially in contrast to rush hour.
adj.
Relating to or occurring during the time of day when motor vehicular and pedestrian traffic is light: off-hour road closures that allowed work crews to make repairs.

off′-hour`



n.
1. an hour or other period when a person is not at a job.
2. a period outside of rush hours or greatest activity.
[1930–35]
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I was much there that year--it was a beautiful one; and we had, in her off-hours, some strolls and talks in the garden-- talks in which she struck me as awfully clever and nice.
The grants will fund pilot projects in New York City boroughs and in Pensacola, FL, to work with large retailers, food companies, and health care centers to research and test the off-hour delivery of goods.
to work with large retailers and food companies to research and test the off-hour delivery of goods.
The message that many educational programs and clinical sites seem to draw from the above considerations is that the JRCERT does not condone off-hour or nontraditional clinical assignments.
MONTREAL -- Timing the induction of primiparous patients for late evening significantly reduces off-hour delivery demands on anesthesiologists, Dr.
It's odd, given employers' lack of concern about the rest of their employees' private lives, that they take so much interest in the off-hour consumption of drugs.
We have always supported surprise inspections and off-hour surveys.
Major credit card companies have successively abolished charges applied to customers for off-hour withdrawals of money through automated teller machines at banks as financial regulators are expected to assume a tougher stance on a legal ceiling for interest rates, industry officials said Wednesday.