Meaning of hourglass
Pronunciation: (our'glas", -gläs", ou'ur-), [key]
- an instrument for measuring time, consisting of two bulbs of glass joined by a narrow passage through which a quantity of sand or mercury runs in just an hour.
- having a notably slim or narrow waist, midsection, or joining segment: She has an hourglass figure.
- hourglass (Thesaurus)