Age of Man


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Age of Man

[′āj əv ′man]
(geology)
An informal designation of the Quaternary period of geologic time.
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Age of man arrested after car hit PSNI vehicles on Thursday
Gould points out that ours should not be called the Nuclear Age or even the Age of Man so much as the Age of Bacteria, since bacteria still predominate, surviving much longer than homo sapiens and indeed providing the building blocks for all life on this planet.
Shakespeare describes this age of man as having ``spectacles on nose, pouch on side, shrunk shank and whistles in his sound.