the bottom of the hour

the bottom of the hour

30 minutes past the hour on a clock We'll have more on these stories at the bottom of the hour.
Related vocabulary: the top of the hour
See also: bottom, hour, of
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The most satisfying thing is that when we announce at the bottom of the hour that we're going to be taking phone calls, all the lines light up right away.
She says that typically, "an hour of 57 minutes of news might have a two-minute editorial at the bottom of the hour.
The updates will be presented mornings and evenings at the top and the bottom of the hour during "Weather Center," on The Weather Channel.