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([01][0-9]|2[0-3]):[0-5][0-9]
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gmi
1st Capturing Group
([01][0-9]|2[0-3])
1st Alternative
[01][0-9]
Match a single character present in the list below
[01]
01
matches a single character in the list 01 (case insensitive)
Match a single character present in the list below
[0-9]
0-9 matches a single character in the range between 0 (index 48) and 9 (index 57) (case insensitive)
2nd Alternative
2[0-3]
2 matches the character 2 with index 5010 (3216 or 628) literally (case insensitive)
Match a single character present in the list below
[0-3]
0-3 matches a single character in the range between 0 (index 48) and 3 (index 51) (case insensitive)
: matches the character : with index 5810 (3A16 or 728) literally (case insensitive)
Match a single character present in the list below
[0-5]
0-5 matches a single character in the range between 0 (index 48) and 5 (index 53) (case insensitive)
Match a single character present in the list below
[0-9]
0-9 matches a single character in the range between 0 (index 48) and 9 (index 57) (case insensitive)
matches the character with index 1010 (A16 or 128) literally (case insensitive)
Global pattern flags
g modifier: global. All matches (don't return after first match)
m modifier: multi line. Causes ^ and $ to match the begin/end of each line (not only begin/end of string)
i modifier: insensitive. Case insensitive match (ignores case of [a-zA-Z])
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gmi

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