the age at which a person becomes legally responsible for certain acts and competent to exercise certain powers.
- Age group
persons of approximately the same age and often of the same sex, nationality, educational or social background, etc. Contemporary Examples That was far higher than any other age group in either kind of election. Are Democrats Health-Care Hypocrites? Jill Lawrence May 11, 2011 In fact, young people are the only age group among whom turnout […]
- Age hardening
noun the hardening of metals by spontaneous structural changes over a period of time See also precipitation hardening
- Age of innocence
a novel (1920) by Edith Wharton.
lasting for an . Historical Examples The unity of our own France was forged by agelong struggles between the separate provinces. The Forerunners Romain Rolland In his own spirit is enacted the agelong world-drama of toil. The Gate of Appreciation Carleton Noyes Such consequences, so wide-spread and agelong, can follow from the story of but […]