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ages, plural;
  1. Grow old or older, esp. visibly and obviously so
    • - you haven't aged a lot
    • - the tiredness we feel as we age
  2. Cause to grow, feel, or appear older
    • - he even tried aging the painting with a spoonful of coffee
  3. (esp. with reference to an alcoholic drink) Mature or allow to mature
    • - the wine ages in open vats or casks
  4. Determine how old (something) is
    • - we didn't have a clue how to age these animals
  1. The length of time that a person has lived or a thing has existed
    • - he died from a heart attack at the age of 51
    • - his wife is the same age as Carla
    • - he must be nearly 40 years of age
    • - young people between the ages of 11 and 18
  2. A particular stage in someone's life
    • - children of primary school age
  3. The latter part of life or existence; old age
    • - with age this gland can become sluggish
  4. A distinct period of history
    • - an age of technological growth
    • - a child of the television age
  5. A division of time that is a subdivision of an epoch, corresponding to a stage in chronostratigraphy

  6. A lifetime taken as a measure of time; a generation
    • - Nestor is said to have lived three ages when he was ninety years old
  7. A very long time
    • - I haven't seen her for ages
    • - it would take an age to tell her everything

  1. begin to seem older; get older; "The death of his wife caused him to age fast"
  2. how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"
  3. historic period: an era of history having some distinctive feature; "we live in a litigious age"
  4. senesce: grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce"
  5. a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld"
  6. long time: a prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"
  7. âge is a division of ACID co., ltd., a Japanese publisher of adult video games and visual novels. They gained fame following the release of their 2001 adult visual novel Kimi ga Nozomu Eien.
  8. Myst is a franchise centered on a series of adventure video games. The first game in the series, Myst, was released in 1993 by brothers Rand and Robyn Miller and their video game company Cyan, Inc. ...
  9. Age is a genus of moths belonging to the subfamily Olethreutinae of the family Tortricidae.
  10. In chronostratigraphy, a stage is a succession of rock strata laid down in a single age on the geologic timescale, which usually represents millions of years of deposition. A given stage of rock and the corresponding age of time will by convention have the same name, and the same boundaries.
  11. Age is an international peer-reviewed monthly scientific journal published by Springer. The editor-in-Chief is Donald K. Ingram. Age publishes research in which the primary emphasis addresses the biology of aging and research on biomedical applications that impact aging. ...
  12. In model theory, a branch of mathematical logic, the age of a structure (or model) A is the class of all finitely generated structures which are embeddable in A (i.e. isomorphic to substructures of A). This concept is central in the construction of a Fraïssé limit.
  13. Formal use of the word age, indicating the name of a specific era
  14. The whole duration of a being, whether animal, vegetable, or other kind; lifetime; That part of the duration of a being or a thing which is between its beginning and any given time; The latter part of life; an advanced period of life, eld; seniority; state of being old; One of the stages of life ...
  15. (aged) Old; Undergone the effects of time, improving as a result; Having the age of
  16. (agèd) Alternative spelling of aged
  17. (aging) The process of becoming older or more mature; Allowing something to become older; The deliberate act of making something (such as an antique) appear older than it is; Becoming senescent; accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time; ...
  18. (Aged) a chemical process used to deepen and change the colour of new timber without need for staining.
  19. (Aged) A pleasant, distinctive “old” or “cellared” aroma, found in aged coffees.
  20. (Aged) A kind of wet processing that gives the jeans an artificial worn look and softer feel through prolonged abrasion.
  21. (Aged) A client who is age 65 or older.
  22. (Aged) A taste that gives coffee beans a less acidy taste and more body usually caused by enzyme activity in green coffee beans brought about by the chemical change which happens during the aging process after harvesting.
  23. (Aged) A technique using wet processing of the denim gives the denim a work look and a softer finish.
  24. (Aged) Beans stored for a year or more before being roasted. The time reduces acid while developing body.
  25. (Aged) Some search engines may trust links from older resources or links that have existed for a length of time more than they trust brand new links or links from newer resources.