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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An important period of time. Also: One of the five divisions of geologic time.

Usage examples (38)
  • An era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted.
  • SD - Jake Peavy - 124 ip, 5.01 era, 3.53 fip, 82 era+, 12.3 vorp
  • NYM - John Maine - 33 ip, 2.45 era, 3.99 fip, 182 era+, 12.4 vorp
  • STL - Jeff Suppan - 115.7 ip, 4.98 era, 5.04 fip, 90 era+, 7.1 vorp for more
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  • The history student made an "error" (a fault, mistake, or blunder) in his report about the "era" (an age or epoch) of the dinosaurs.
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