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  1. aeon

    • IPA[ˈiːən]

    英式

    • n.
      an indefinite and very long period of time;a unit of time equal to a thousand million years.
    • noun: aeon, plural noun: aeons

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    • 1. an indefinite and very long period of time he reached the crag aeons before I arrived
    • a unit of time equal to a thousand million years.
    • a major division of geological time, subdivided into eras the Precambrian aeon
    • 2. (in Neoplatonism, Platonism, and Gnosticism) a power existing from eternity; an emanation or phase of the supreme deity.
    • n.
      an indefinite and very long period of time, often a period exaggerated for humorous or ... he reached the crag eons before I arrived his eyes searched her face for what seemed like eons

    Oxford American Dictionary