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Definition 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)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "era" in a sentence
  • "CIN - Aaron Harang - 143.3 ip, 3.52 era, 3.22 fip, 129 era+, 33.1 vorp"
  • "SD - Jake Peavy - 124 ip, 5.01 era, 3.53 fip, 82 era+, 12.3 vorp"
  • "CIN - Bronson Arroyo - 151.7 ip, 3.20 era, 3.94 fip, 142 era+, 44.5 vorp"