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e·on

also ae·on  (ē′ŏn′, ē′ən)
n.
1. An indefinitely long period of time; an age.
2. The longest division of geologic time, containing two or more eras.

[Late Latin aeōn, from Greek aiōn; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.]

eon

(ˈiːən; ˈiːɒn)
n
the usual US spelling of aeon

e•on

or ae•on

(ˈi ən, ˈi ɒn)

n.
1. an indefinitely long period of time; age.
2. the largest division of geologic time, comprising two or more eras.
3. one billion years.
[1640–50; < Late Latin aeōn < Greek aiṓn space of time, age]

e·on

(ē′ŏn′)
The longest division of geologic time, containing two or more eras.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eon - the longest division of geological time
geologic time, geological time - the time of the physical formation and development of the earth (especially prior to human history)
geological era, era - a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods
2.eon - an immeasurably long period of time; "oh, that happened eons ago"
long time, years, age - a prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"
3.eon - (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
Gnosticism - a religious orientation advocating gnosis as the way to release a person's spiritual element; considered heresy by Christian churches
spiritual being, supernatural being - an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events

eon

also aeon
noun
A long time:
eternity, long, year (used in plural).
Informal: age (used in plural), blue moon.
Translations
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A people without written language, without art, without homes, without love; the victim of eons of the horrible community idea.
Before us would unfold the forgotten story of the lost eons that have preceded us.
I told them that it was obvious our very existence depended upon our unity of action, that we were to all intent and purpose entering a new world as far from the seat and causes of our own world-war as if millions of miles of space and eons of time separated us from our past lives and habitations.
He had heard of the Krolus and the Galus--reputed to be still higher in the plane of evolution--and now he had indisputable evidence of a race possessing refinements of civilization eons in advance of the spear-men.
KU) has extended the deadline for the board and shareholders of Malaysian banking group EON Capital Berhad (5266.
He said it was now so hard for EON to grow in Germany that it was almost obliged to invest abroad.
1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- eOn Communications Corporation and Professional Teledata announced they have entered into an agreement whereby Professional Teledata will acquire eOn's Millennium and eQueue product lines, as well as development rights for the eConn IP PBX.
The new Eon Lattice, Privacy Screens, and Utility Screens are available at home center and independent dealers nationwide beginning January.
Bank Negara Malaysia granted approval to Hong Leong Bank to start negotiations with EON Capital shareholders, namely Kuala Pura Sdn Berhad and RH Development Sdn Berhad, last week.
eOn Communications Corporation is a global provider of innovative communications solutions.
Attendees who were also EON clients stopped by EON's booth to rave to them about their software, one attendee had this to say "We have EON's software, we love EON
Korean auto major Hyundai has reportedly started dispatching its new offering in the small car segment - Eon 1.