aeon aeon

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
  2. (n) the longest division of geological time
  3. (n) an immeasurably long period of time

Synonym(s)

eon

Usage(s):

  1. Best case scenario, Lev's silence on BSG is Lev's his attempt to end the aeon-long cycle of Cylon- Human wars, in the form of further BSG reboots, sequels, etc.
  2. Old, because at 47 he is a political aeon away from the newly defiant East European youth.
  3. It was the cocktail aeon in the Elysian Fields, and the composers gathered at Calliope's.

News

  • Web Developer Writes about High Salary, Amazing Perks

    These days, Web developers are in such high demand that they are paid incredibly high sums and given outrageous benefits. So says James Somers, who recounts a story of amazing job offers for Aeon magazine.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Developer.com

Quotes

  1. "I've read a few scripts. I haven't gone for anything yet, but I'd really want to do an action movie. Like an Aeon Flux or Matrix or Underworld. I love those movies," Rihanna tells Complex magazine in their June/July issue.
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Rihanna Source: SOHH

  2. "The universe seems to go through cycles of some kind ...... Our universe is what I call an aeon in an endless sequence of aeons," Prof. Penrose said in an address enlivened by his breezy Oxbridge banter (10 to the power of 64 years is, for...
    on Oct 4, 2008 By: Roger Penrose Source: National Post

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