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Another word for epoch

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Noun
  1. A particular time notable for its distinctive characteristics

      1. A nonspatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.
      2. An interval separating two points on this continuum; a duration:
      3. A number, as of years, days, or minutes, representing such an interval:
      1. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
      2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
      1. A period of time as reckoned from a specific date serving as the basis of its chronological system.
      2. A period of time characterized by particular circumstances, events, or personages:
      3. The longest division of geologic time, made up of one or more periods.
      1. The period of light between dawn and nightfall; the interval from sunrise to sunset.
      2. The 24-hour period during which the earth completes one rotation on its axis, traditionally measured from midnight to midnight.
      3. The period during which a celestial body makes a similar rotation.
      1. The length of time that a person or thing has existed:
      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. One of the stages of life:
    See also:

    time

Another word for epoch

Noun
      1. A stone marker set up on a roadside to indicate the distance in miles from a given point.
      2. An important event, as in a child's development, the history of a nation, or the advancement of knowledge in a field; a turning point.
      1. A nonspatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.
      2. An interval separating two points on this continuum; a duration:
      3. A number, as of years, days, or minutes, representing such an interval:
      1. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
      2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
      1. A period of time as reckoned from a specific date serving as the basis of its chronological system.
      2. A period of time characterized by particular circumstances, events, or personages:
      3. The longest division of geologic time, made up of one or more periods.