a service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier
the fifth of the seven canonical hours; about 3 p.m.
a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise
occurring completely or not occurring at all
a word with a special meaning used for a special occasion
(neurophysiology) a nerve impulse resulting from a weak stimulus is just as strong as a nerve impulse resulting from a strong stimulus
the present occasion