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epoch

  

      n  
1    a point in time beginning a new or distinctive period  
the invention of nuclear weapons marked an epoch in the history of warfare     
2    a long period of time marked by some predominant or typical characteristic; era  
3      (Astronomy)   a precise date to which information, such as coordinates, relating to a celestial body is referred  
4      (Geology)   a unit of geological time within a period during which a series of rocks is formed  
the Pleistocene epoch     
5      (Physics)   the displacement of an oscillating or vibrating body at zero time  
     (C17: from New Latin epocha, from Greek epokhe cessation; related to ekhein to hold, have)  
   epochal             adj  
  epochally      adv  
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epochally, epoch, epifocal, epha

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
v.
change something into something better
Jesus can fanute water into wine.
exp.
expression meaning "things never change"
exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
n.
a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time
[Comp.];[Slang]
n.
the point where a minor change turns into a major and irreversible one
[Bus.] E.g. : Some have anticipated that social media would be the tipping point of web marketing.
n.
means a different approach or a welcome change to something. Ex.: anna has lots of wonderful ideas and motivation - she is a breath of fresh air.
[Fig.]
exp.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
exp.
keep informed of changes
"Please, keep me posted on your project`s progress."
n.
is a test process that is performed after the software has been changed in order to verify if the changes didn't affect other software parts
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