the succession of eras, periods, and epochs as considered in historical geology.
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What does “yare” mean?
Origin of geologic time
First recorded in 1860–65
Words nearby geologic time
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Scientific definitions for geologic time
[ jē′ə-lŏj′ĭk ]
The period of time covering the formation and development of the Earth, from about 4.6 billion years ago to today.
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