Neptune and Triton; the moon is between 5 and 6 o'clock with respect to Neptune.



  • In conjunction with a numeral, indicates the time within a twelve-hour period (midnight to noon or noon to midnight), specifically the time when the hour hand of a clock points precisely to the symbol or marking corresponding to the designated numeral.
  • In conjunction with a term representing an action or event that occurs daily, indicates the time that said action or event occurs, or first occurs.
  • In conjunction with a numeral, indicates the direction, relative to the speaker or a vehicle, especially an aircraft, corresponding to the direction the hour hand is pointing at the time corresponding to the numeral, with twelve representing directly ahead and three being to the right.


  • Shortened form of of the clock.

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