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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.
References in classic literature ?
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.
Dominion Aesthetic Technologies Inc reported on Tuesday the receipt of US FDA clearance for its medical, non-contact body contouring product, eon FR.
The JBL EON ONE and EON ONE PRO are all-in-one linear-array PA systems, with the EON ONE featuring 6 channels and the PRO version featuring 7 channels.
More than 900 nominations from organizations across the Asia-Pacific region were considered this year for various categories, and the EON Group won both Gold and Silver in two different categories that recognize best practices on innovation.
While their reasons may not be clear without reading the first book in the series, the three main characters are invested in saving Eon. They rarely show any signs of missing Earth or those they left behind.
The agreement, the value of which has not been disclosed, is between the Chepstow-based firm and EON Connecting Energies.
Eon cancelled my contract and sent me a PS1,400 refund.
They can use the EON app to move money, pay bills, buy airtime load, prepaid credits for AutoSweep and Easy Trip RFID, among others.
The wind farm holds special meaning for EON employees, as it is named after Mike Radford, a member of the EON development team who passed away from cancer.