Terminology Used in Time and Day

List of Time vocabulary.Click the below words to see the vocabulary explanation.

1) What is Minute

A unit of time equal to 60 seconds.

2) What is Hour

One of the 24 equal parts of a day.

1 hour = 60 minutes.

3) What is Ten Past

10 minutes past the hour.

4) What is Quarter Past

Fifteen minutes past any hour.

5) What is Twenty Five Past

25 minutes past the hour.

6) What is Half Past

30 minutes past the hour

7) What is Half Hour

A period of thirty minutes.

8) What is Hour Hand

The small hand on a clock that points to the hours. It goes once around the clock every 12 hours.

9) What is Minute Hand

The long hand on a clock or watch that indicates minutes that have passed in that hour.

10) What is Noon

Twelve o clock in the day. It is known as midday.

11) What is Quarter Hour

A period of 15 minutes.

12) What is A M

Abbreviation for A.M is Anti Meridiem.It is the time of the day from midnight to midday.

First part of the day.

13) What is P M

Abbreviation for P.M is Post Meridiem.It is indicating the time period from midday to midnight.

Second part of the day.

14) What is Clockwise

Rotating in the same direction as the normal of a clock hand.

15) What is Counterclockwise

Rotating in the opposite direction of normal rotation of a clock.

16) What is Elapsed Time

The time that elapses while some event is occurring.

17) What is Time Interval

Difference between the occurrence of two events measured in time.

18) What is Morning

The period of time between midnight and noon, especially from sunrise to noon.

19) What is Afternoon

the time from noon or lunchtime to evening.

Afternoon hours typically mean noon (12 PM) until 3 PM. Late afternoon lasts from 3 PM until 5 PM

20) What is Evening

The period of time at the end of the day, usually from about 6 p.m. to bedtime.

21) What is Night

It is the period from sunset to sunrise in each twenty-four hours.

In other words, the time between evening and morning; the time of darkness.

22) What is Midday

Twelve o clock in the day. It is known as midday.

23) What is Midnight

Twelve o clock at night.

24) What is Dawn, Dusk

Dawn occurs before sunrise, before the top of the Sun reaches the horizon.

Dusk occurs after sunset, once the top of the Sun has passed the horizon.