Time - AM/PM vs 24 Hour Clock

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The first 12 hours of the day are numbered from 1 to 12, but 1 in the afternoon is numbered 13, 2 is numbered 14, and so on, until 11 at night, which is numbered You Save: How should one say times aloud in hour notation?

I finally pulled the battery out, set the clock a couple of minutes ahead of the current time, and waited for the signal from WWV to push the battery back in place.

Yes, the point is that you write the time as hour but you read it as it was hour. So, I haven't been able to listen to anyone say times aloud. Also, in the military, these time stamps are often written without the colon, so But this might sound a little peculiar to most. Non-military American here. Of the three this one has the "cleanest" look, is very easy to read due to good spacing between numbers, white and black colors add to easy viewing, and unlike some of the competitors, the hour hand lines up precisely when the minute hand is at the top of the dial That is important for accurate viewing on a 24 hour face.

Like the first one so much I bought another one. But in informal situations we use the 12 hour system, usually omitting the AM and PM suffixes: Maybe he is in Japan and learning English and has seen that format.

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Many people would be more likely to convert the time to hour clock and say "four PM" out loud. You may use this as a military time converter, or reference it as a military time conversion chart.

Nice info. Scott Hawley. Similar presentations. Install Steam. This is sometimes described as "military time". Since around 's, when imported clocks mostly Chinese at that time became common, the colon have been widely used, too: Both are acceptable.

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Have you ever wondered how to read military time quickly and easily? A little easier or better documented instructions for setting and synchronizing would probably have convinced me to rate it with all five stars.

Legal contracts often run from the start date at Hot Network Questions. History of the Hour. Only 10 left in stock - order soon. I wish I had known that the movement would become obsolete and unavailable, I would have kept it.

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