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hr. an abbreviation for hour or hours.
ht. an abbreviation for height.
html abbreviation for "hypertext markup language," a computer language used to create documents on the World Wide Web.
Huang He River a major river of China that begins in the mountains of the west and flows mostly eastward. It is also known as the Yellow River.
hub the turning center part of a wheel to which spokes and other parts are connected. [2 definitions]
hubbub a confusing mix of loud sounds such as voices; uproar.
hubcap a round metal cover over the hub of a car wheel.
huckleberry a low berry bush common in North America. The huckleberry is related to the blueberry. [2 definitions]
huddle to gather in a small, close group. [5 definitions]
Hudson Bay a large body of saltwater in Canada bordered by the provinces of Quebec, Ontario, and Manitoba, as well as by the territory of Nunavut. Hudson Bay is linked with both the Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean.
hue1 a particular color, such as sky blue; shade.
huff a state of bad temper; an angry mood. [2 definitions]
hug to hold or squeeze with the arms in a loving way; embrace. [4 definitions]
huge of very large weight, size, or amount.
hulk an old ship that no longer is in use. [2 definitions]
hull1 the outer shell or covering of fruits, nuts, and seeds. [3 definitions]
hull2 the rigid frame and outer shell of a ship.
hum to vibrate with a continuous low sound. [4 definitions]
human having to do with or being a part of people. [2 definitions]
human being a human; person.
humane showing kindness or mercy.