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Noun
/ˌjenəˈrāSHən/,
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generations, plural;
  1. All of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively
    • - one of his generation's finest songwriters
  2. The average period, generally considered to be about thirty years, during which children are born and grow up, become adults, and begin to have children of their own

  3. A set of members of a family regarded as a single step or stage in descent
    • - a third-generation Canadian
  4. A single stage in the development of a type of product
    • - a new generation of rear-engined sports cars
  5. The production of something
    • - methods of electricity generation
    • - the generation of wealth
  6. The propagation of living organisms; procreation


  1. coevals: all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
  2. group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
  3. the normal time between successive generations; "they had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade"
  4. a stage of technological development or innovation; "the third generation of computers"
  5. genesis: a coming into being
  6. the production of heat or electricity; "dams were built for the generation of electricity"
  7. Generation (from the Latin generāre, meaning "to beget"), also known as procreation, is the act of producing offspring. In a more generic sense, it can also refer to the act of creating something inanimate such as electrical generation or cryptographic code generation.
  8. Generation was a Canadian current affairs television series which aired on CBC Television in 1965.
  9. Generation is the second studio album by the electronic music group Audio Bullys, released on 31 October 2005. It features the singles "Shot You Down", which reached #3 in the UK Singles Chart, and "I'm in Love" (released 24 October 2005).
  10. Generation is the second album of the Anarchic System released in 1975.
  11. Gross generation or Gross electric output is the total generation of electricity produced by an electric power plant. It is measured at the plant terminal prior to the point at which the power leaves the station and is measured in kilowatthours (kWh) or megawatthours (MWh).
  12. Net generation is the amount of electricity generated by a power plant that is transmitted and distributed for consumer use. ...
  13. The act of generating or begetting; procreation, as of animals; Origination by some process, mathematical, chemical, or vital; production; formation; as, the generation of sounds, of gases, of curves, etc; That which is generated or brought forth; progeny; offspring; A period of around thirty ...
  14. (generate) 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
  15. (987 Generations) Plays different genres of music from past to present weekly. (Sat & Sun 6pm - 7pm)
  16. (Generations) Two technologies are referenced as night vision; image intensification and thermal imaging (see definitions). ...
  17. (Generations) multi lingual soap opera
  18. (generations) Identifies the particular use or manner in which an instantiation of a media item is used. See explanations of generation terms.
  19. The more generations that continue while confined to the Death World environment the great the skewing of gene concentrations in favour of the Ogryn class genes. New Ogryn populations often have humans with a high number of Ogryn specific genes, but not all of them appear in any one Ogryn. ...
  20. (52)Generate:(verb)) to produce energy in a particular form
  21. (Generate) The automated creationg of something.
  22. (Generate) To act on or interact with a research subject thereby creating Research Data.
  23. (Generate) To produce a machine-language program for performing a specific data processing task based on parameters supplied by a programmer or user.
  24. (generate) (1) MAKE. (2) G-MAKE.
  25. (generate) If no detailed data are available on the moisture dependence of certain material data, a table with estimated data for selected moisture contents can be generated from appropriate standard material data. ...