Definitions for EONˈi ən, ˈi ɒn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•onˈi ən, ˈi ɒn(n.)

or ae•on

  1. an indefinitely long period of time; age.

  2. the largest division of geologic time, comprising two or more eras.

    Category: Geology

  3. one billion years.

    Category: Astronomy, Geology

Origin of eon:

1640–50; < LL aeōn < Gk aiṓn space of time, age

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eon, aeon(noun)

    the longest division of geological time

  2. eon, aeon(noun)

    an immeasurably long period of time

    "oh, that happened eons ago"

  3. eon, aeon(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. eon(Noun)

    Eternity.

  2. eon(Noun)

    A period of 1,000,000,000 years.

  3. eon(Noun)

    The longest time period used in geology.

  4. eon(Noun)

    A long period of time.

    It's been eons since we last saw each other.

  5. eon(Noun)

    A spirit being emanating from the Godhead.

  6. Origin: From αἰών.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eon(noun)

    alt. of Aeon

Freebase

  1. Eon

    Eon is one of the fictional cosmic entities in Marvel Comics' universe.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Eon

    . See Æon.

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