Era Wiki - What is the era?

An era is a span of time defined for the purposes of chronology or historiography, as in the regnal eras in the history of a given monarchy, a calendar era used for a given calendar, or the geological eras defined for the history of Earth. Comparable terms are epoch, age, period, saeculum, aeon (Greek aion) and Sanskrit yuga..

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Definitions of "era"

  • A period of time as reckoned from a specific date serving as the basis of its chronological system. noun
  • A period of time characterized by particular circumstances, events, or personages: the Colonial era of U.S. history; the Reagan era. noun
  • A point that marks the beginning of such a period of time. See Synonyms at period. noun
  • The longest division of geologic time, made up of one or more periods. noun
  • A time period of indeterminate length, generally more than one year. noun
  • A unit of time, smaller than aeons and greater than periods. noun
  • A fixed point of time, usually an epoch, from which a series of years is reckoned. noun
  • A period of time reckoned from some particular date or epoch; a succession of years dating from some important event noun
  • A period of time in which a new order of things prevails; a signal stage of history; an epoch. noun
  • A tale or count of years from a fixed epoch; a period during which, in some part or parts of the world, years are numbered and dates are reckoned from a particular point of time in the past, generally determined by some historical event. See phrases below. noun
  • A series of years having some distinctive historical character: as, the era of good feeling (see below). noun
  • Loosely, an epoch from which time is reckoned, or a point of time noted for some event or occurrence; an epoch in general: as, the era of Christ's appearance. noun
  • A Cæsarean era beginning 48 b. c., Oct. 1st. noun
  • An era coinciding with the reformed era of Alexandria. noun
  • In geology, a division of geologic time which, according to the recommendation of the International Congress of Geologists, is to be regarded as of highest rank, corresponding to the stratigraphic term group. See group, 3 . noun
  • a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods noun
  • a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event noun
  • (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched noun

The word "era" in example sentences

CIN - Aaron Harang - 143.3 ip, 3.52 era, 3.22 fip, 129 era+, 33.1 vorp. [Mets Geek]

SD - Jake Peavy - 124 ip, 5.01 era, 3.53 fip, 82 era+, 12.3 vorp. [Mets Geek]

CIN - Bronson Arroyo - 151.7 ip, 3.20 era, 3.94 fip, 142 era+, 44.5 vorp. [Mets Geek]

NYM - Steve Trachsel - 110.3 ip, 5.14 era, 5.52 fip, 86 era+, 10.1 vorp. [Mets Geek]

SD - Chan Ho Park - 126.3 ip, 4.63 era, 4.47 fip, 89 era+, 10.7 vorp. [Mets Geek]

Masato Yoshii (4.40 era, 100 era+) and Bobby Jones (5.06 era, 86 era+) were just as bad.. [Mets Geek]

STL - Jeff Suppan - 115.7 ip, 4.98 era, 5.04 fip, 90 era+, 7.1 vorp. [Mets Geek]

STL - Jason Marquis - 137.7 ip, 5.62 era, 5.66 fip, 80 era+, 4.3 vorp. [Mets Geek]

NYM - Tom Glavine - 136.7 ip, 3.69 era, 4.54 fip, 121 era+, 29.0 vorp. [Mets Geek]

CIN - Elizardo Ramirez - 89.3 ip, 4.43 era, 4.22 fip, 102 era+, 9.9 vorp. [Mets Geek]

NYM - John Maine - 33 ip, 2.45 era, 3.99 fip, 182 era+, 12.4 vorp. [Mets Geek]

CIN - Eric Milton - 100.3 ip, 5.47 era, 5.26 fip, 83 era+, 5.7 vorp. [Mets Geek]

NYM - Pedro Martinez - 101.7 ip, 3.45 era, 3.70 fip, 129 era+, 24.8 vorp. [Mets Geek]

STL - Jeff Weaver - 88.7 ip, 6.29 era, 5.25 fip, 70 era+, -8.9 vorp. [Mets Geek]

SD - Woody Williams - 65.7 ip, 3.15 era, 4.27 fip, 131 era+, 17.6 vorp. [Mets Geek]

STL - Chris Carpenter - 134.3 ip, 2.68 era, 3.51 fip, 169 era+, 47.7 vorp. [Mets Geek]

Era Translates

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(i.) tarih; devir; çağ Christian era milâdi tarih. Mohammedan era hicri tarih.(i.) tarih; devir; çağ Christian era milâdi tarih. Mohammedan era hicri tarih.

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@Lalibretilla JODER he mirado 5 veces la foto y pensado que era subnormal 😂

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Era Word Data

  • Pronunciations(îrˈə, ĕrˈə)
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