Variant of generation
- the act or process of producing offspring; procreation
- a bringing into being; production
- a single stage or degree in the succession of natural descent: father and son are two generations
- the average period (about thirty years) between the birth of one generation and that of the next
- all the people born and living at about the same time
- a group of such people with the same experience, attitude, etc. in common: the computer generation
- any of the stages of successive improvement in the development of a product, system, etc.
- Geom. the formation of a curve, plane, or figure by the motion of a point, line, or plane
Origin: Middle English generacioun from Old French generacion from Classical Latin generatio from generatus: see generate
- generational adjective
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