aeon

noun ae·on

Chiefly British spelling of

1 : an immeasurably or indefinitely long period of time : age
  • I haven't seen him in eons.
2 a : a very large division of geologic time usually longer than an era
  • the Archean eon
b : a unit of geologic time equal to one billion years

Examples of aeon in a Sentence

  1. it's been aeons since I saw a movie at the multiplex

  2. glaciers that formed aeons ago

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AEON Defined for Kids

aeon

noun ae·on
variants: or eon \ˈē-ən, ˈē-ˌän\

Definition of aeon for Students

: a very long period of time I haven't been to the movies in aeons.


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