before present

before present
conventionally before 1950 A.D. Abbreviated as B.P

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Before Present — (BP) years are a time scale used in archaeology, geology, and other scientific disciplines to specify when events in the past occurred. Because the present time changes, standard practice is to use 1950 as the arbitrary origin of the age scale.… …   Wikipedia

  • Before Present — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Before Present (BP o en español AP) es una escala de tiempo usada en arqueología, geología y otras disciplinas científicas como estándar para especificar cuando ocurrió un evento en el pasado. Se adoptó debido a la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Before present — Avant le présent Pour les articles homonymes, voir BP et Présent. L expression « avant le présent », ou « Before Present » en anglais (abrégée en BP), est utilisée en archéologie pour désigner les âges exprimés en nombre d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Before Present — Kalibrierung eines 14C Datums, erstellt mit dem Programm Oxcal Before Present (BP, engl. vor heute) bezeichnet als technischer Fachbegriff eine Altersangabe, die sich als Vergleichsgröße auf das Kalenderjahr 1950 bezieht. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • present — Ⅰ. present [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) being or occurring in a particular place. 2) existing or occurring now. 3) Grammar (of a tense or participle) expressing an action now going on or habitually performed, or a condition now existing. ► NOUN 1) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • Present (disambiguation) — Present may refer to:Time and timing*Present, a time that is neither past nor future *Present tense, the grammatical tense of a verb *Before Present, radiocarbon dates relative to AD 1950 *Presenting, a medical term *PresenteeismA thing*Gift,… …   Wikipedia

  • before — [adv] earlier afore, aforetime, ahead, ante, antecedently, anteriorly, back, before present, ere, fore, former, formerly, forward, gone, gone by, heretofore, in advance, in days of yore, in front, in old days, in the past, past, precendently,… …   New thesaurus

  • Before Common Era — Ère commune Pour les articles homonymes, voir EC et Ère. L’ère commune (ÈC) est l un des noms du système utilisé pour comptabiliser les années écoulées depuis l’Anno Domini (AD), date supposée de la naissance de Jésus de Nazareth, en ne faisant… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Present — This article is about the concept of current time. Present also means a gift; for other meanings, see Present (disambiguation) and Presence (disambiguation). The present is a moment in time discernible as intermediate between past and future. The …   Wikipedia

  • before the present — Archaeol. See B.P. (def. 3). Also, before present. * * * …   Universalium

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