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Definitions of generation:
  • noun:   the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
  • noun:   the production of heat or electricity
    Example: "Dams were built for the generation of electricity"
  • noun:   group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
  • noun:   the normal time between successive generations
    Example: "They had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade"
  • noun:   a stage of technological development or innovation
    Example: "The third generation of computers"
  • noun:   a coming into being
  • noun:   all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

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