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  Definition of generation
  1. the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
  2. the production of heat or electricity; "dams were built for the generation of electricity"
  3. a coming into being
  4. group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
  5. all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
  6. the normal time between successive generations; "they had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade"
  7. a stage of technological development or innovation; "the third generation of computers"
Similar Words: multiplication, propagation, genesis, coevals, contemporaries

 

Hyponyms: biogenesis, biogeny, posterity, baby boom, baby-boom generation, generation X, gen X, youth culture, peer group

 

Derivational Morphology: propagate, reproduce, procreate, multiply, breed, beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth, render, yield, return, give

 

Anagrams: integrator, negotiator, Tetragonia

 

 
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