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The first one, obviously, was walking into my office at eight o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, and being told there was a telephone call saying that there was an incident at Three Mile Island, and that it had shut down and that beyond that we didn't know.
William Scranton

Meaning of "eight o'clock" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EIGHT O'CLOCK

eight o'clock  [eɪt əˈklɒk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EIGHT O'CLOCK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Eight o'clock is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EIGHT O'CLOCK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of eight o'clock in the English dictionary

The definition of eight o'clock in the dictionary is eight hours after noon or midnight.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EIGHT O'CLOCK


bloc
blɒk
Bloch
blɒk
block
blɒk
Blok
blɒk
clock
klɒk
floc
flɒk
flock
flɒk
Glock
ɡlɒk
hemlock
ˈhɛmˌlɒk
interlock
ˌɪntəˈlɒk
lock
lɒk
Locke
lɒk
o´clock
əˈklɒk
overclock
ˌəʊvəˈklɒk
overlock
ˈəʊvəˌlɒk
padlock
ˈpædˌlɒk
sherlock
ˈʃɜːˌlɒk
unblock
ʌnˈblɒk
unlock
ʌnˈlɒk
warlock
ˈwɔːˌlɒk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EIGHT O'CLOCK

eight
eight ball
eighteen
eighteenmo
eighteenth
eighteenthly
eightfoil
eightfold
eightfoot
eighth
eighth note
eighth-grader
eighthly
eighties
eightieth
eightpence
eightpenny
eightscore
eightsman
eightsome

WORDS THAT END LIKE EIGHT O'CLOCK

against the clock
alarm clock
around the clock
biological clock
body clock
digital clock
doomsday clock
four-o´clock
grandfather clock
nine o´clock
on the block
one o´clock
radio alarm clock
round-the-clock
six o´clock
ten o´clock
the clock
three o´clock
time clock
two o´clock
water clock

Synonyms and antonyms of eight o'clock in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «eight o'clock» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EIGHT O'CLOCK

Find out the translation of eight o'clock to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of eight o'clock from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «eight o'clock» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

八时
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ocho
570 millions of speakers

English

eight o´clock
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

08:00
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

08:00
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

8:00
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oito horas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আটটা বাজে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

huit heures
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lapan jam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

acht Uhr
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

8時
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

8시
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wolung jam
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tám giờ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எட்டு மணிக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आठ वाजले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

saat sekiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

le otto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

godzina ósma
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

8:00
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ora opt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οκτώ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

08:00
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

08:00
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

åtte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of eight o'clock

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EIGHT O'CLOCK»

The term «eight o'clock» is very widely used and occupies the 7.728 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EIGHT O'CLOCK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about eight o'clock

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6 QUOTES WITH «EIGHT O'CLOCK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word eight o'clock.
1
Jackie Cooper
I would also like to act, once in a while, but not get up every morning at 5:30 or six o'clock and pound into the studio and get home at 7:30 or eight o'clock at night, or act over and over and over every night on Broadway, either.
2
Dan Harmon
Eight o'clock is hard no matter what network you're on because people have to make a decision to sit down and start watching TV. Every other time slot is a time slot that happens after someone's watching something else.
3
Stella McCartney
I literally have meetings at eight o'clock in the morning, and I finish at nine o'clock at night. It sounds pathetic, but I don't even have time to go shopping.
4
Ed McMahon
There was a time... when people didn't go out of their house on Tuesday night at eight o'clock because Milton Berle was on.
5
Tom Rath
What we've learned is that if you can make the right decision in the supermarket aisle, it's a heck of a lot easier to make a good decision when you reach in your cupboard when you're craving a snack at eight o'clock at night.
6
William Scranton
The first one, obviously, was walking into my office at eight o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, and being told there was a telephone call saying that there was an incident at Three Mile Island, and that it had shut down and that beyond that we didn't know.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EIGHT O'CLOCK»

Discover the use of eight o'clock in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to eight o'clock and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
October, Eight O'Clock Stories
A collection of short stories, stemming from the Romanian author's dentention in a Nazi concentration camp as a child, evoke a sense of the horror and absurdity of war and Romanian politics
Norman Manea, 1993
2
Eight O'Clock Ferry to the Windward Side: Seeking Justice in ...
By bearing witness to the stories of the forty prisoners that he represents, Smith asks us to consider what is done to American democracy when the rule of law is jettisoned in the name of combating terrorism.
Clive Stafford Smith, 2008
3
The school bus comes at eight o'clock
The Gilberts, a clockless family, have an adventure with clocks when their children start school and need to know what time the school bus arrives.
David McKee, 1994
4
Eight O'Clock Tales
And with the O’Clock Tales, these fantasy adventures for children make for the perfect bitesize bedtime stories.
Enid Blyton, 2013
5
Speaking for Vice: Homosexuality in the Art of Charles ...
In a sense the Eight O'Clock series implies a narrative while purposely withholding the necessary clues to understanding the story completely. The continuity of title and characters asks us to find possible explanations for the relationships ...
Jonathan Weinberg, 1993
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The Medical times: a journal of medical science, literature, ...
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7
Court of Appeals, New York, Supreme Court
Q. And what time did he arrive there 011 the 19th of September? A. What do you mean? Q. \Yhat time of the day did he arrive there In the factory of Ilernstein? A. In the morning. Q. In the morning, what time? A. Eight o'clock. Q. Do you ...
8
The Practical Statutes of the Session ...
In the regulation numbered (1) in section thirteen(4') of the principal Act, after the words " end at seven o'clock in the evening " shall be inserted the words " or begin at eight o'clock in the morning and end at eight o'clock in the evening." (2.)  ...
Great Britain, William Paterson, 1895
9
The Philistine
C Elbert Hubbard will give his New LectureUntappedReservoira as follows SALEM. ORE. — Monday evening. Oct. 4th, eight o'clock. CINCINNATI. O.— Odeon Theater. Sunday evening, Oct. 31st, eight o'clock. INDIANAPOLIS, IND.
10
Central Criminal Court. Minutes of Evidence
... mate soon after eleven o'clock that night, and left two men and a boy in the forecastle — I went on board again about seven or eight o'clock next morning, and found the drawer in the cabin put in as before — the mate gave me information, ...
Great Britain. Central Criminal Court, Henry Buckler, 1837

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EIGHT O'CLOCK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term eight o'clock is used in the context of the following news items.
1
11 Things To Expect From The Calgary Stampede When You're …
Maybe it's because I have an eight o'clock curfew, or I haven't graced the dance floor of Nashville North once this year, but I seem to recall far ... «Huffington Post Canada, Jul 15»
2
Night court offered in Webb County
... so this gives them an opportunity to come and pay", said Judge Salinas. The night court lasted from five in the afternoon to eight o'clock. «KGNS.tv, Jul 15»
3
How One Woman in Chicago is Combating Gun Violence
Around like eight o'clock, be in the house," he said. "Miss Diane treats me like I'm her own son. And I treat her like she is my own mom. «NBCNews.com, Jul 15»
4
It's Important to Know Marriage Laws
Section 20 Subsection (2) states: "... the marriage shall be celebrated with open doors between the hours of eight o'clock in the forenoon and ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
5
Eight O'Clock Theatre presents The Laramie Project
LARGO – As one of its summer events, Eight O'Clock Theatre will present a staged reading of “The Laramie Project,” by Moisés Kaufman and ... «Tampa Bay Newspapers, Jul 15»
6
Rally promoter estimates attendance at 40k-45k
“We closed the rally at eight o'clock and they didn't like that,” said Schwartz, who added that the event formerly closed at 9 p.m. and the rally ... «Hollister Free Lance, Jul 15»
7
A melodious end to Summerfair
Some chairs were set up at eight o'clock this morning. Some people set up that early.” Band members tuned their instruments signaling that the ... «The Sentinel, Jul 15»
8
First Alert: Watch for heavy rain, severe storms late Monday
“By six to eight o'clock (Monday) evening, that's when we'll have the biggest chance of rain and thunderstorms, and some of those storms -- not ... «KMBC Kansas City, Jul 15»
9
From our 1883 archives: Railroad to run refrigerated car from GR to …
The polls to be open at eight o'clock a. m. and closed at 5 o'clock p. m. ...whether the common council of said city shall be authorized to incur a ... «Sentinel-Standard, Jul 15»
10
Allen County Celebrates Bicentennial With Diamond Rio Concert
"Diamond Rio is going to go on around eight o'clock and it should be a great night, it really should." For those who were concerned about the ... «WBKO, Jul 15»

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