rush hour

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rush hour

n.
A regular period of heavy traffic, especially at the beginning or end of a workday.

rush′-hour′ adj.
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rush hour

n
a period at the beginning and end of the working day when large numbers of people are travelling to or from work
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

rush′ hour`


n.
a time of day in which large numbers of people are in transit, as going to or returning from work.
[1895–1900]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rush hour - the times at the beginning and end of the working day when many people are traveling to or from workrush hour - the times at the beginning and end of the working day when many people are traveling to or from work
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"
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Translations
ساعَة الإزْدِحاموَقْتُ الِازْدِهَام
dopravní špička
myldretid
hora picohora puntahora "peak"hora del taco
ruuhka-aika
špica
csúcsforgalom
aîalumferîartími
ラッシュアワー
러시 아워
dopravná špička
rusningstrafik
ชั่วโมงเร่งด่วน
kalabalık saatsıkışık saatler
giờ cao điểm

rush hour

nora di punta
the rush hour traffic → il traffico delle ore di punta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rush1

(raʃ) verb
to (make someone or something) hurry or go quickly. He rushed into the room; She rushed him to the doctor.
noun
1. a sudden quick movement. They made a rush for the door.
2. a hurry. I'm in a dreadful rush.
rush hour
a period when there is a lot of traffic on the roads, usually when people are going to or leaving work.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

rush hour

وَقْتُ الِازْدِهَام dopravní špička myldretid Hauptverkehrszeit ώρα αιχμής hora pico, hora punta ruuhka-aika heure de pointe špica ora di punta ラッシュアワー 러시 아워 spitsuur rushtid godzina szczytu hora de ponta, hora do rush час пик rusningstrafik ชั่วโมงเร่งด่วน sıkışık saatler giờ cao điểm 高峰时间
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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