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1. epoch-making

adjective. highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era.

Synonyms

  • epochal
  • significant

Antonyms

  • worthless
  • inessential
  • unimportant

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2. Pliocene

noun. from 13 million to 2 million years ago; growth of mountains; cooling of climate; more and larger mammals.

Synonyms

  • Tertiary period
  • Pliocene epoch

3. epoch

noun. ['ˈɛpək, ˈiːpək'] a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.

Synonyms

  • historic period
  • modern era
  • era
  • day
  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • majority
  • minority
  • rejuvenate
  • day

Etymology

  • epocha (Latin)
  • ἐποχή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. epoch

noun. ['ˈɛpək, ˈiːpək'] (astronomy) an arbitrarily fixed date that is the point in time relative to which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is recorded.

Synonyms

  • date

Antonyms

  • time off
  • regulation time

Etymology

  • epocha (Latin)
  • ἐποχή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. epoch

noun. ['ˈɛpək, ˈiːpək'] a unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages.

Synonyms

  • geologic time
  • period
  • geological time

Antonyms

  • immature
  • oldness
  • mature
  • old

Etymology

  • epocha (Latin)
  • ἐποχή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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