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.

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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.
ANI): Turns out, patients are more likely to die during off-hours or on weekends - whether due to a brain bleed, a heart attack or a blood clot in the lungs.
During off-hours, physicians at PhoneDOCTORx remotely provide on-call services using video conferencing with a camera connection.
86 level during off-hours trading, reflecting expectations of slack demand amid the growing financial crisis around the world.
40 per barrel in off-hours trading before a regular session on Monday, setting a fresh record high.
Taisho purchased 1,805,000 shares of Yomeishu Seizo's common stock in off-hours trading at the Tokyo Stock Exchange on April 18, increasing its stake in the company from 14.
This is largely because most catheterization labs must summon staff from off-site during off-hours.
If a business emergency arises when the center is closed, the concierges desk can arrange off-hours assistance including secretarial services.
Discuss with your fuel company potential delivery problems during a strike and the possibility of delivering fuel during off-hours.
8% the federal government's requirement that they conduct at least 10% of nursing home surveys during off-hours.
One can question the basic assumptions of the people doing the study described in "Sedentary off-hours link to Alzheimer's" (SN: 3/10/01, p.
From an article in The Times of London on what office workers in Rome do during their off-hours to relieve stress: For a little more than $100, "blood-thirsty Romans can now strap on some sandals, slip on a tunic, and join a course that teaches them the joys of hand-to-hand combat.