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synonyms for eon

  • aeon
  • ages
  • years
  • time period
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Some older theories suggest that gas giants are a product of rock and ice aggregating as it circles the Sun, gathering a cloud of solids and, later, gases like hydrogen and helium over eons.
SATURN HAS A SLUSHY CORE AND RINGS THAT WIGGLESARA CHODOSHAUGUST 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
You can traverse eons by brushing your fingers over the layers of a cliff wall.
THE GHOST OF ANCIENT EARTH’S MAGMA OCEANS FOUND IN GREENLAND ROCKSJASON DORRIERMARCH 14, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
That means, in theory, at least one extra planet may have been whizzing around the sun in eons past, knocking Neptune for a loop.
NEPTUNE’S BUMPY CHILDHOOD COULD REVEAL OUR SOLAR SYSTEM’S MISSING PLANETSCHARLIE WOODJANUARY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This turned a search that might have taken eons into a morning chore.
COMPUTER SEARCH SETTLES 90-YEAR-OLD MATH PROBLEMKEVIN HARTNETTAUGUST 19, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Each change was supposed to denote the birth of some angel or celestial being known as an Eon.
THE WORLD'S SIXTEEN CRUCIFIED SAVIORSKERSEY GRAVES
Action with a purpose is deliberate; it involves a consciously foreseen end and a mental weighing of considerations pro and eon.
DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATIONJOHN DEWEY
He descended to the edge of the clearing and picked his way through the debris of some eon-old geologic catastrophe.
FIRST ON THE MOONJEFF SUTTON
After what seemed an eon it struck the edge of the subway kiosk, bounced like a rag doll and sprawled across the pavement.
THE END OF TIMEWALLACE WEST
After what seemed an eon of waiting, he ventured another look ahead.
THE VALLEY OF THE GIANTSPETER B. KYNE
If one might only live an eon or two he might then well complain of the changing climate.
READING THE WEATHERTHOMAS MORRIS LONGSTRETH
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WORDS RELATED TO EON

  • aeon
  • age
  • alternation
  • chain
  • circle
  • circuit
  • course
  • eon
  • isochronism
  • loop
  • orbit
  • period
  • periodicity
  • revolution
  • rhythm
  • ring
  • rotation
  • round
  • run
  • sequel
  • sequence
  • series
  • succession
  • wheel
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.