Sunday, September 21, 2014

Epic vs. Epoch


epic Meaning(s)

  • (n) a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
  • (s) very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
  • (a) constituting or having to do with or suggestive of a literary epic

epoch Meaning(s)

  • (n) a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
  • (n) a unit of geological time that is a subdivision of a period and is itself divided into ages
  • (n) (astronomy) an arbitrarily fixed date that is the point in time relative to which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is recorded

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