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  • (n.) A fixed point of time, established in history by the occurrence of some grand or remarkable event
  • a point of time marked by an event of great subsequent influence
  • as, the epoch of the creation
  • the birth of Christ was the epoch which gave rise to the Christian era.
  • (n.) A period of time, longer or shorter, remarkable for events of great subsequent influence
  • a memorable period
  • as, the epoch of maritime discovery, or of the Reformation.
  • (n.) A division of time characterized by the prevalence of similar conditions of the earth
  • commonly a minor division or part of a period.
  • (n.) The date at which a planet or comet has a longitude or position.
  • (n.) An arbitrary fixed date, for which the elements used in computing the place of a planet, or other heavenly body, at any other date, are given
  • as, the epoch of Mars
  • lunar elements for the epoch March 1st, 1860.
  • (n.) See Epoch.
  • (a.) Belonging to an epoch
  • of the nature of an epoch.

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