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/ˈjenəˌrāt/,
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generates, 3rd person singular present; generated, past participle; generating, present participle; generated, past tense;
  1. Cause (something, esp. an emotion or situation) to arise or come about
    • - changes that are likely to generate controversy
    • - generate more jobs in the economy
  2. Produce (energy, esp. electricity)

  3. Produce (a set or sequence of items) by performing specified mathematical or logical operations on an initial set

  4. Produce (a sentence or other unit, esp. a well-formed one) by the application of a finite set of rules to lexical or other linguistic input

  5. Form (a line, surface, or solid) by notionally moving a point, line, or surface


  1. bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami"
  2. render: give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
  3. produce (energy); "We can't generate enough power for the entire city"; "The hydroelectric plant needs to generate more electricity"
  4. beget: make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
  5. (generation) coevals: all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
  6. (generation) group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
  7. Generate may refer to: * Create
  8. (A Generation) A Generation (Pokolenie) is a 1955 Polish film directed by Andrzej Wajda. It is based on the novel Pokolenie by Bohdan Czeszko, who also wrote the script, and it was Wajda's first film and the opening installment of what became his Three War Films trilogy set in the Second World ...
  9. (Generation (1960s TV series)) Generation was a Canadian current affairs television series which aired on CBC Television in 1965.
  10. (Generation (physics)) In particle physics, a generation (or family) is a division of the elementary particles. Between generations, particles differ only by their mass. All interactions and quantum numbers are identical.
  11. (Generation (song)) "Generation" is a single by the French band Anarchic System released in 1975. It features a short version of the song on the album. By reducing the length, the arrangement drastically change the genre of the song. ...
  12. (Generations (album)) Generations is an album by the rock band Journey. It was the band's second full studio album with lead singer Steve Augeri and drummer Deen Castronovo. This is the same line-up as the last two releases, 2001's Arrival and 2002's Red 13 EP. ...
  13. To bring into being; give rise to; To produce as a result of a chemical or physical process; To procreate, beget; To form a figure from a curve or solid; To appear or occur; be generated
  14. (Generated) and Reports > Definition pages to determine if default reports are desired. If not, you can delete, disable,
  15. (Generating) A rapid roughing process for the quick removal of glass, the first step in manufacture of a curved lens surface. It is accomplished with coarse emery or a diamond-impregnated tool.
  16. (Generating) When a turbine is being driven by the wind and producing a current with which to charge a the battery.
  17. (Generation) Dub; dupe, tape-recording.
  18. (Generation) Stages of reproduction from original copy. A first generation reproduction yields the best quality.
  19. (Generation) This covers the production of electricity at power stations. At present the main fuels used are gas, nuclear and coal, although there is now a growing use of renewable forms of energy, such as wind power, the burning of gas from landfill sites and waste incineration.
  20. (Generation) The average time interval between the birth of parents and the birth of their offspring.
  21. (generation) the young produced by the same parents; from one stage in the life cycle to the same stage in the offspring
  22. (Generation) The number of "steps" between a vampire and the mythical Caine; how far descended from the First Vampire a given vampire is.
  23. Generation length is the average age of parents of a cohort (i.e. newborn individuals in the population). Generation length therefore reflects the turnover rate of breeding individuals in a population. ...
  24. (Generation) When you sponsor people and they sponsor people a group is developed and when this group is sufficient to exist on it's own it becomes the next generation. Royalty Bonus is paid up to five generations.
  25. (Generation) The process of producing electric energy by transforming other forms of energy; also, the amount of electric energy produced, expressed in kilowatt hours.