Meaning of Epoch



English: Epoch
Bangla: কাল, যুগ, অধিযুগ
Hindi: युग, काल, युगारंभ, अवधि
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

a particular period of time marked by distinctive features, events, etc.: The treaty ushered in an epoch of peace and good will.

Definition: 2

the beginning of a distinctive period in the history of anything: The splitting of the atom marked an epoch in scientific discovery.

Definition: 3

a point of time distinguished by a particular event or state of affairs; a memorable date: His coming of age was an epoch in his life.

Definition: 4

Geology. any of several divisions of a geologic period during which a geologic series is formed. Compare age (def 12).

Definition: 5

Astronomy. an arbitrarily fixed instant of time or date, usually the beginning of a century or half century, used as a reference in giving the elements of a planetary orbit or the like. the mean longitude of a planet as seen from the sun at such an instant or date.