twenty-four-hour

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twenty-four-hour

adj
lasting for twenty-four hours: a twenty-four hour strike.
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In December 1872, Japan's new Meiji government announced the abolition of the old lunar calendar in favor of the Gregorian solar calendar and mandated the use of the twenty-four-hour clock to divide and measure the day.
One wonders about the arbitrariness with which some of his numerical schemes are laid across the texts' inner boundaries (the attempt to claim that Hymenaei is structured on the twenty-four-hour clock is particularly vulnerable in this regard), and whether such patterns could really be apprehended in performance, especially given the way that the literary proportions of masques were likely to be pulled out of shape by the proliferation of dances on the night.
Using the twenty-four-hour clock, the row number will be the hour in the home city.