credit hour

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credit hour

n.
A credit in a school or college, usually representing one hour of class per week for one term.
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n.
one unit of academic credit, usu. representing attendance at one scheduled period of instruction per week throughout a semester, quarter, or term.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.credit hour - a unit of academic credit; one hour a week for an academic semester
course credit, credit - recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; typically measured in semester hours
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