emoji ⌛ hourglass done svg

” meaning: hourglass done Emoji

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  • 4.3+

    Android Minimum display requirements

  • 8.0+

    Windows Minimum display requirements

Meaning and Description

The emoji shows an hourglass with a narrow neck in the middle, allowing fine sand to flow from the top chamber to the bottom. The bottom bulb of this hourglass is filled with sand, indicating that time🕡️ has passed or run out. The color of the hourglass varies across platforms, but it is usually brown or yellow.

The hourglass is a device that measures time by the flow of sand from one glass bulb to another. Before the advent of modern clocks and watches, people relied on the steady flow of sand in an hourglass to track the passage of minutes or hours.

is most widely used in the sense of counting down time. For example, on Snapchat, the hourglass emoji appears next to a friend's name when your Snapstreak with them is about to end.

It can also be used to urge someone to hurry, expressing urgency💨 or impatience. Moreover, it can indicate that something is about to expire or end, such as a deadline, a coupon, a subscription, or a warranty.

Lastly, it is often used to refer to an hourglass-shaped figure or body type, which is a compliment to a hot body.

Do not confuse this emoji with , which shows a hourglass with sand flowing from the upper bulb to the lower one.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol is hourglass done, it is related to sand, timer, 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).

Examples and Usage

🔸 "Though time running away, I only care about you."🎵 by Teresa Teng "I only care about you"
🔸 She's got a quite impossible hour-glass figure.
🔸 (231B) + emoji style (FE0F) = ⌛️ (231B FE0F)
🔸 (231B) + text style (FE0E) = ⌛︎ (231B FE0E)

Basic Information

Shortname: hourglass done
Apple Name: Hourglass
Codepoint: U+231B Copy
Shortcode: :hourglass: Copy
Decimal: ALT+8987
Unicode Version: 1.1 (1993-06)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 🚌 Travel & Places
Sub Categories: ⌚ Time
Keywords: hourglass done | sand | timer
Proposal: L2/07‑257, L2/09‑026

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Chinese, Simplified 沙漏
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Czech přesýpací hodiny
Danish udløbet timeglas
Dutch zandloper
Filipino hourglass
Finnish tiimalasi
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