Synonyms of epoch


1. era, epoch, time period, period of time, period

usage: a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event

2. epoch, date of reference, date

usage: (astronomy) an arbitrarily fixed date that is the point in time relative to which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is recorded

3. epoch, geological time, geologic time

usage: a unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages

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