noun (horns, -)
- (countable) A hard growth of keratin that protrudes from the top of the head of certain animals.
- (uncountable) The hard substance from which animals' horns are made, sometimes used by man as a material for making various objects.
- an umbrella with a handle made of
- (countable) Any of several musical wind instruments.
- (countable) An instrument resembling a musical horn and used to signal others.
- (countable) A loud alarm, especially one on a motor vehicle.
- (countable) A conical device used to direct waves.
- (context, informal, countable) Generally, any brass wind instrument.
- (context, slang, countable, from the horn-shaped earpieces of old communication systems that used air tubes) A telephone.
- (context, uncountable, coarse, slang, definite article) An erection of the penis.
- (context, countable, coarse, slang, definite article) A peninsula or crescent-shaped tract of land. "to navigate around the horn."
- (obsolete): A clock or watch.
noun ((plural): horologists)
- A person; someone who makes or repairs watches or clocks.
- (constellation) A constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a pendulum clock. It lies between the constellations Fornax and Dorado.
- The art, science and technology of timekeeping and timekeepers, such as clocks, watches and sundials.
- A time period of sixty minutes; one twenty-fourth of a day.
- I spent an at lunch.
- (poetic) The time.
- The grows late and I must go home.
- glass, Glass construction with two halves separated/connected with a narrow passage. There is sand in it which flows from one side to the other, obstructed by the narrow passage. The time to pass through is always the same, so it can serve to "measure" time or at least make sure that a duration is twice the same.
- The hand of a clock or watch face that revolves twice each day and indicates the hours.
- Hawaiian Standard Time
- (computing) hyper-threading
- An occupational surname for a hunter.
- (given name, male) derived from the surname.