aeon(also eon)

N
1. युग/कल्प
The universe must have been formed millions of aeons ago.

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  • aeon — (US or technical also eon) ► NOUN 1) an indefinite and very long period of time. 2) a major division of geological time, subdivided into eras. 3) Astronomy & Geology a unit of time equal to a thousand million years. ORIGIN Greek ai n age …   English terms dictionary

  • aeon — also eon AmE noun (C) an extremely long period of time …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Aeon — The word aeon , also spelled eon or æon , means age , forever or for eternity . It is a Latin transliteration from the koine Greek word polytonic|ὁ αἰών ( aion ), from the archaic polytonic|αἰϝών ( aiwon ). In Homer it typically refers to life or …   Wikipedia

  • aeon — [ i:ən] noun (US or technical also eon) 1》 an indefinite and very long period. 2》 Astronomy & Geology a period of a thousand million years. 3》 Geology a major division of geological time, subdivided into eras. 4》 Philosophy (in Neoplatonism,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • aeon — /ˈiɒn/ (say eeon), /ˈiən / (say eeuhn) noun 1. an indefinitely long period of time; an age. 2. Geology the largest division of geological time, comprising two or more eras. Also, eon. {Latin, from Greek aiōn lifetime, age} Usage: For spelling… …   Australian English dictionary

  • aeon — n. (also eon) 1 a very long or indefinite period. 2 an age of the universe. 3 Astron. a thousand million years. 4 an eternity. 5 Philos. (in Neoplatonism, Platonism, and Gnosticism) a power existing from eternity, an emanation or phase of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eon — is the US English variant of the traditional Aeon.Eon or EON may also refer to:Organizations * E.ON, a European energy company based in Germany * EON Productions, the makers of the James Bond films * EON Digital Entertainment, a UK based computer …   Wikipedia

  • Aeon (disambiguation) — Also see US English spelling Eon for additional disambiguation listingsThe spelling Aeon may refer to:* Gigaannum (Ga), 109 years * Aeon (Thelema), large scale historical units in the doctrine of Thelema * AEON (eikaiwa), an English language… …   Wikipedia

  • aeon — meaning ‘a long period of time’, is spelt with initial ae in BrE and as eon or aeon in AmE. The pronunciation in both spellings is ee on. See also epoch …   Modern English usage

  • aeon — /ee euhn, ee on/, n. 1. (in Gnosticism) one of a class of powers or beings conceived as emanating from the Supreme Being and performing various functions in the operations of the universe. 2. eon. [1640 50; < LL < Gk aión space of time, age] * *… …   Universalium

  • eon — /ee euhn, ee on/, n. 1. an indefinitely long period of time; age. 2. the largest division of geologic time, comprising two or more eras. 3. Astron. one billion years. Also, aeon. [see AEON] * * * I Long span of geologic time. In formal usage,… …   Universalium

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