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English noun: eon

1. eon (time) the longest division of geological time


Synonymsaeon


Broader (hypernym)geologic time, geological time


Instance hyponymArchaeozoic, Archaeozoic aeon, Archean, Archean aeon, Archean eon, Archeozoic, Archeozoic eon, Hadean, Hadean aeon, Hadean eon, Hadean time, Phanerozoic, Phanerozoic aeon, Phanerozoic eon, Precambrian, Precambrian aeon, Precambrian eon, Precambrian period, Priscoan, Priscoan aeon, Priscoan eon, Proterozoic, Proterozoic aeon, Proterozoic eon


Part holonymera, geological era

2. eon (time) an immeasurably long period of time


SamplesOh, that happened eons ago.


Synonymsaeon


Broader (hypernym)age, long time, years

3. eon (person) (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe


Synonymsaeon


Broader (hypernym)spiritual being, supernatural being


Domain categoryGnosticism









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