This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Another word for epoch

a-z
Noun
  1. A particular time notable for its distinctive characteristics

      1. A precise instant, second, minute, hour, day, week, month, or year, determined by clock or calendar; specif., the present instant, determined by clock
      2. The period regularly worked or to be worked by an employee
      3. An interval separating two points on this continuum; a duration:
      1. (Physics) The interval of time necessary for a regularly recurring motion to make a complete cycle
      2. Any of the divisions of the academic day.
      3. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      1. (Geol.) A subdivision of an eon
      2. An event or date that marks the beginning of a new or important period in the history of something
      3. A period of time as reckoned from a specific date serving as the basis of its chronological system.
      1. A particular or specified day
      2. The portion of a 24-hour period that is devoted to work, school, or business:
      3. The struggle or contest occurring on a certain day or in a certain period of time
      1. A period characterized by some person or by some outstanding feature or influence
      2. The time of life when a person becomes qualified to assume certain civil and personal rights and responsibilities, usually at 18 or 21 years; legal age:
      3. Any interval of geologic time; specif., a subdivision of an epoch corresponding to the rock strata of a
    See also:

    time

Another word for epoch

Noun
      1. A stone milepost (by extension in other materials), one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals, typically at the side of the road or in a median.
      2. An important event in a person's life or career, in the history of a nation, in the life of some project, etc.
      3. A stone or pillar set up to show the distance in miles to or from a specified place
      1. A period of duration set or thought of as set
      2. The period regularly worked or to be worked by an employee
      3. A period at one's disposal:
      1. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
      2. (Physics) The interval of time necessary for a regularly recurring motion to make a complete cycle
      3. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      1. (Geol.) A subdivision of an eon
      2. An event or date that marks the beginning of a new or important period in the history of something
      3. A period of time as reckoned from a specific date serving as the basis of its chronological system.