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Alternative clues for the word epoch
Time to remember
Eocene, for one
Part of a period
Period in history
Long, long time
Ages and ages
Part of a period, geologically
Geologic time unit
Notable time span
Several ages, in geology
Many, many years
Notable time period
Late Jurassic, e.g.
A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
(astronomy) the precise date that is the point of reference for which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is referred
A unit of geological time
Pleistocene is one
Golden age, e.g.
Miocene or Pliocene
Period of time
Eocene or Neocene
Signal period of time
Word definitions for epoch in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE new ▪ The primacy of monuments and monolithic sculpture in the new Communist epoch was acknowledged and debated. ▪ Their own tingling flesh convinced them that a whole new epoch in history was beginning and they...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Epoch \Ep"och\ ([e^]p"[o^]k or [=e]"p[o^]k; 277), n. [LL. epocha, Gr. 'epochh` check, stop, an epoch of a star, an historical epoch, fr. 'epe`chein to hold on, check; 'epi` upon + 'e`chein to have, hold; akin to Skr. sah to overpower,...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. A particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable or noteworthy.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1610s, epocha , "point marking the start of a new period in time" (such as the founding of Rome, the birth of Christ, the Hegira), from Medieval Latin epocha , from Greek epokhe "stoppage, fixed point of time," from epekhein "to pause, take up a position,"...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event [syn: era ] (astronomy) the precise date that is the point of reference for which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is referred [syn: date of reference ]...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
An Epoch , epoch or EPOCH may refer to:
Usage examples of epoch.
I have extensive experience in paleontology, especially in the Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras, in particular the Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, and the recent epochs of the Pliocene and Pleistocene.
Christmas is upon you, with its conventions of peace and good will, you will find yourself in for a glacial epoch of cold, unforgiving hostility, with an occasional Etna flare of open warfare.
But the difficulty of understanding the absence of vast piles of fossiliferous strata, which on my theory no doubt were somewhere accumulated before the Silurian epoch, is very great.
On the edge of the plateau stands Barbe Barber, the Institute of Medical Meditation, an elaborate and ancient building in the grand fifty-first epoch manner, as fugal as Angkor Wat, as uncompromising as the Lunar Enterventual.
I cannot, however, help noticing how extraordinary it is, and how this epoch of ours differs from all bygone epochs in having no philosophical nor religious worshippers of the ragged godship of poverty.
Familiarly, these two characters were known as Louie the Grift and Side-face Sam and they represented what might have been termed in better circles a renaissance of the gangster epoch in American history.
The floor was all of bricks, and as it had been renewed at various epochs with bricks of divers colours it formed a kind of mosaic, not very pleasant to look upon.
It is only in this latter epoch that the perfect sky-ground correlation is attained, at the heliacal rising of Leo, when the Sphinx would have gazed directly at his own celestial counterpart in the pre-dawn.
The formidable, provisional vegetations of the primary epoch, the chaotic and immature monsters of the secondary grounds--Plesiosaurus, Ichthyosaurus, Pterodactyl--these might also regard themselves as vain and ephemeral attempts, ridiculous experiments of a still puerile nature, and conceive that they would leave no mark upon a more harmonious globe.
It often happens, however, during the first critical epoch, which is isochronal with the technical educational period of a girl, that after a few occasions of catamenial hemorrhage, moderate perhaps but still hemorrhage, which are not heeded, the conservative force of Nature steps in, and saves the blood by arresting the function.
I returned to my headquarters feeling lower than Lake Kiboko in an epoch of protracted drought.
As all the living forms of life are the lineal descendants of those which lived long before the Silurian epoch, we may feel certain that the ordinary succession by generation has never once been broken, and that no cataclysm has desolated the whole world.
Instead of the lineal extraction of the complicated scheme out of one cell, there has been, from epoch to epoch, the simultaneous production of all included in one of its sections.
One thing had been decided by them in council, that was, to make this great epoch in their renationalization to synchronize with their New Year, which would properly fall the next month, on October 2nd, to be correct.
The inference is, therefore, that they were all the property of this Nicholas de la Reynie, who was, as I understand, the gentleman specially concerned with the maintenance and execution of the Draconic laws of that epoch.