emoji 🕛 twelve o’clock svg png

🕛” meaning: twelve o’clock, 12:00 Emoji

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🕛Meaning and Description

The emoji 🕛 depicts a round clock face with two hands pointing at the number 12, indicating that it is noon or midnight. The clock is usually white or gray, with black or gray numbers and hands.

The design of this emoji is based on the analog clocks that have been used for centuries to tell time. Analog clocks use a circular dial with 12 numbers and two or three hands that move around it to show the hours, minutes, and sometimes seconds.

Firstly, it's a straightforward symbol for midnight or noon, often used in conversations to denote a specific time or emphasize the importance of a deadline. Additionally, it can be a metaphorical representation of a fresh start or a new beginning, as midnight often marks the beginning of a new day. In the realm of pop culture, Cinderella's magical night had to end by 🕛, making this emoji a symbol of time constraints or fleeting moments.

It can also represent the concept of time in general, such as time passing, time management, time zones, or time travel.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🕛 is twelve o’clock, it is related to 00, 12, 12:00, clock, o’clock, twelve, it can be found in emoji category: "🚌 Travel & Places" - " Time".

The current 🕛 is a basic Emoji without variant symbols, and there are two Emoji variation sequences corresponding to it: 🕛️ (emoji style, displaying colorful symbols on most new platforms) and 🕛︎ (text style, displaying black and white symbols on some old platforms).
Wikipedia: 🕛 Clock face
A clock face is the part of an analog clock (or watch) that displays time through the use of a flat dial with reference marks, and revolving pointers turning on concentric shafts at the center, called hands. In its most basic, globally recognized form, the periphery of the dial is numbered 1 through 12 indicating the hours in a 12-hour cycle, and a short hour hand makes two revolutions in a day. A long minute hand makes one revolution every hour. The face may also include a second hand, which makes one revolution per minute. The term is less commonly used for the time display on digital clocks and watches. A second type of clock face is the 24-hour analog dial, widely used in military and other organizations that use 24-hour time. This is similar to the 12-hour dial above, except it has hours numbered 1–24 around the outside, and the hour hand makes only one revolution per day. Some special-purpose clocks, such as timers and sporting event clocks, are designed for measuring periods less than one hour. Clocks can indicate the hour with Roman numerals or Hindu–Arabic numerals, or with non-numeric indicator marks. The two numbering systems have also been used in combination, with the prior indicating the hour and the latter the minute. Longcase clocks (grandfather clocks) typically use Roman numerals for the hours. Clocks using only Arabic numerals first began to appear in the mid-18th century.The clock face is so familiar that the numbers are often omitted and replaced with unlabeled graduations (marks), particularly in the case of watches. Occasionally, markings of any sort are dispensed with, and the time is read by the angles of the hands. 🔗 Clock face
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🕛Examples and Usage

🔸 🕛 At twelve in the morning, the new day starts again.
🔸 The book is embargoed until one second past midnight 🕛.

🔸 🕛 (1F55B) + emoji style (FE0F) = 🕛️ (1F55B FE0F)
🔸 🕛 (1F55B) + text style (FE0E) = 🕛︎ (1F55B FE0E)

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🕛Basic Information

Emoji: 🕛
Shortname: twelve o’clock
Apple Name: twelve o’clock
Known as: 12:00 | 0:00
Codepoint: U+1F55B Copy
Shortcode: :clock12: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128347
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 🚌 Travel & Places
Sub Categories: ⌚ Time
Keywords: 00 | 12 | 12:00 | clock | o’clock | twelve

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🕛More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Bengali🕛 বারোটা
Czech🕛 dvanáct hodin
Chinese, Simplified🕛 十二点
Chinese, Traditional🕛 十二點
Turkish🕛 saat 12
Arabic🕛 الساعة الثانية عشرة
Portuguese, International🕛 12 horas
Russian🕛 двенадцать часов
Korean🕛 열두 시
Polish🕛 godzina 12:00