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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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.
Results indicated off-hours deliveries as having a higher potential to increase sustainability in fuel distribution within city borders.
For investors who balance trading with their professional career, the AAA Equities platform allows them to set their strategy before the trading day begins with "off-hours order." These orders are sent to the exchange automatically once the market opens.
The study presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting in Chicago revealed that employees don't have to spend actual time on work in their off-hours to experience the detrimental effects.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The study demonstrates that employees do not need to spend actual time on work in their off-hours to experience harmful effects.
The study revealed that employees don't have to spend actual time on work in their off-hours to experience the detrimental effects.
At Okayama University Hospital, the clinical laboratory does not receive blood culture bottles during off-hours such as during the night and holidays.
Though the company has about 480 employees, hiring is a big challenge right now, Kolquist said, especially when it comes to keeping up with the growth in off-hours volumes.
Other stock exchanges such as the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq have off-hours trading scheme that allows trading to take place after the official stock exchanges hours of 9:30 am to 4 pm have officially ended.
During off-hours, physicians at PhoneDOCTORx remotely provide on-call services using video conferencing with a camera connection.
The key December-delivery futures for West Texas Intermediate crude rose $0.79 from the previous day to $84.69 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after briefly hitting a half-year intraday high in the $85 zone during off-hours trading earlier in the day.