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[()·かん()]
jikan
adverbial noun, noun

English Meaning(s) for 時間

adverbial noun, noun
  1. time
  2. hours

Definition and Synonyms for 時間

Time the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
Synonyms: とき, とき, とく, タイム, 年月, 日月, 星霜, 春秋, , , , 時間, 歳月, 烏兎
Minute distance measured by the time taken to cover it
Synonyms: , , , 時間
Time a person's experience on a particular occasion
Synonyms: , , , 時間
Period an amount of time
Synonyms: スパン, ピリオド, 会期, 年代, 時代, 時期, 時間, , 期間
Time an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
Synonyms: とき, とき, とく, タイム, , 折り, 折る, , , , 時代, 時期, 時間,
Clock Time a reading of a point in time as given by a clock
Synonyms: 刻限, , , , 時刻, 時間
Span the complete duration of something
Synonyms: スパン, 時間, 期間, , , ,
Fourth Dimension the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event
Synonyms: 時間
Hr a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
Synonyms: 時間
Hour clock time
Synonyms: 刻限, 時刻, 時間
Hour a special and memorable period
Synonyms: 時間
While a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition
Synonyms: , , , 時間, 期間, , , ,
Time Interval a definite length of time marked off by two instants
Synonyms: 時間, 期間, , , , , 間隔, 隔たり, 隔たる
Time a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
Synonyms: 一時, 一時, , , , 時間

Meanings for each kanji in 時間

time; hour Kanji Details »
interval; space Kanji Details »

Categories 時間 is a member of

Attribute an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity
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Measure how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
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Distance the property created by the space between two objects or points
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Dimension the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
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Indication a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
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Experience an event as apprehended
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Period an amount of time
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Time an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
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Clock Time a reading of a point in time as given by a clock
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Continuance the period of time during which something continues
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Time Unit a unit for measuring time periods
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Fundamental Measure one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
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Sample Sentences for 時間

I waited for him for an hour.
We hardly had time to eat our dinner.
I love to spend time trying to put together a puzzle.
I studied for perhaps two hours.
She found the evening boring and uninteresting, in short, a waste of time.

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