Age of Fishes
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Definition of the noun age of fishes
What does age of fishes mean as a name of something?
- from 405 million to 345 million years ago; preponderance of fishes and appearance of amphibians and ammonites
- lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
- synonyms of Age of Fishes: Devonian / Devonian period
- instance of: geological period / period = a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
- part of: Paleozoic / Paleozoic era = from 544 million to about 230 million years ago
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The Standard American encyclopedia of arts, sciences, history, biography, geography, statistics, and general knowledge ... (1897)
by John Clark Ridpath
Age of Fishes. Age of Shell-flsh. Age without Life. A Section of the Earth's Crust showing the Progression of Life. PalEeop'yge, a genus of fossil Crustacea, founded on a single impression from the surface of a bed in the Long- mynd, ...
by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson
A division of earth history of unspecified duration, marked by a dominant or important life form, as the “age of fishes”. 4. The time during which a particular event or series of events occurred. or one that was marked by special physical ...
Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities
fallen upon for determining the age of fishes ; the one is by the circle of the scales, the other by the transverse section of the back bone. When a filh's scale is examined by a microscope, it is found to consist of a number of circles one within ...
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