generation generation  /ˌdʒɛ nə ˈreɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
  2. (n) group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
  3. (n) the normal time between successive generations
  4. (n) a stage of technological development or innovation
  5. (n) a coming into being
  6. (n) the production of heat or electricity
  7. (n) the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

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  1. With 85 million baby boomers and 50 million Gen Xers, there is already a yawning generation gap among American workers--particularly in their ideas of work-life balance.
  2. Senior Living - PTI's Generations section features news and articles on the baby boomer generation as well as senior and retirement living.
  3. Planes that have new computers and color radar Compared with the revolutionary jets of the late 1950s and the awesome jumbos of the early 1970s, the third generation of the.


  1. The generation that's grown up posting their lives online wants something unexpected: privacy

    CHICAGO — Amid the debate over government surveillance, there's been an assumption: Young people don't care about privacy. Turns out, the generation that puts much of the "social" in social networking is much more complex when determining what personal information they want to share.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Privacy _ the Online Generation Wants It

    The generation that's grown up posting their lives online wants something unexpected: privacy        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Every Generation Better than the One Before? Gen X Could Buck the Trend

    While each generation strives to be better than its predecessors, Generation X has had unique challenges and a tough reality and might not be able to fill their parents’ shoes.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX Business

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  1. "That means building a new generation of safe, clean nuclear power plants in this country. It means making tough decisions about opening new offshore areas for oil and gas development. It means continued investment in advanced biofuels and clean...
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Guardian (blog)

  2. ...will soon have to concede, if they haven't already, that they are watching a truly unique player who will be considered, as Yankees owner George Steinbrenner said Friday, "one of the greats of his generation, if not all-time."
    on Sep 12, 2009 By: George Steinbrenner Source: CNN

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