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Emoji u231b.svg
U+231B, ⌛
HOURGLASS

[U+231A]
Miscellaneous Technical
[U+231C]
Emoji u23f3.svg
U+23F3, ⏳
HOURGLASS WITH FLOWING SAND

[U+23F2]
Miscellaneous Technical
[U+23F4]
U+29D6, ⧖
WHITE HOURGLASS

[U+29D5]
Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-B
[U+29D7]
U+29D7, ⧗
BLACK HOURGLASS

[U+29D6]
Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-B
[U+29D8]

Translingual[edit]

Description[edit]

An hourglass.

Symbol[edit]

  1. Indicates the passage of time.
    • 2005, "Pateta Faz História Como Arquimedes", Almanaque Disney #372 (Disney comic), Editora Abril, Brazil, page 18
      [An hourglass appears besides this text, illustrating the passage of time. Archi (Goofy) is shown as a child, and then years later as an adult.]
      "Anos depois, Árqui enfim completou sua formação!"
      "Years later, Archi completed his education at last!"
  2. (graphical user interface) Indicates that the current application is busy performing an operation.
    • 2011, "Slam Dunk", season 3, episode 7 of Regular Show
      Rigby: You can't even [create a website] right now, anyway. Muscle Man has the computer for the whole day.
      []
      Mordecai: He's not even here. He's playing basketball. [] You snooze, you lose. I'm sure this will only take a second anyways.
      [Mordecai turns on the computer, and an hourglass appears on the screen while the computer is booting.]
  3. (only ) (computing, dated) ISO 2047 symbol for Cancel