Definition of Rush hour

1. Noun. The times at the beginning and end of the working day when many people are traveling to or from work.

Generic synonyms: Hour, Time Of Day



Definition of Rush hour

1. Noun. (idiomatic) The times of the day when traffic jams are commonplace, due mainly to people commuting to or from work. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rush Hour

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rush hour (current term)
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Literary usage of Rush hour

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1. Studies in the Cost of Urban Transportation Service by Frederick William Doolittle, American Electric Railway Association (1916)
"... (2) Effect on Cost of Increase in Rush-Hour Service; (3) Effect on Cost of Uniform Service Throughout Twenty-Four Hours, Comparison of Cost per Car Hour ..."

2. Electric Railway Transportation by Henry William Blake, Walter Jackson (1917)
"Under usual operating conditions, only a limited number of men can be secured for rush-hour service at the usual rates, in anticipation of advancement to ..."

3. Electric Railway Transportation by Henry William Blake, Walter Jackson (1917)
"Under usual operating conditions, only a limited number of men can be secured for rush-hour service at the usual rates, in anticipation of advancement to ..."

4. Electric Railway Transportation by Henry William Blake, Walter Jackson (1917)
"Under usual operating conditions, only a limited number of men can be secured for rush-hour service at the usual rates, in anticipation of advancement to ..."

5. Final Report, June 2, 1916 by Edward Murray Bassett (1916)
"rush hour traffic The proportion of daily travel in New York during the rush ... The rush hour traffic, that is, the traffic in one hour in one direction ..."

6. Final Report, June 2, 1916 by Edward Murray Bassett, New York (N.Y.). Board of Estimate (1916)
"rush hour traffic The proportion of daily travel in New York during the rush hours is a very variable proposition. The rush hour traffic, that is, ..."

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