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generation gap

  

      n   the years separating one generation from the generation that precedes or follows it, esp. when regarded as representing the difference in outlook and the lack of understanding between them  
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generation  
      n  
1    the act or process of bringing into being; production or reproduction, esp. of offspring  
2    a successive stage in natural descent of people or animals or the individuals produced at each stage  
3    the normal or average time between two such generations of a species: about 35 years for humans  
4    a phase or form in the life cycle of a plant or animal characterized by a particular type of reproduction  
the gametophyte generation     
5    all the people of approximately the same age, esp. when considered as sharing certain attitudes, etc.  
6    production of electricity, heat, etc.  
7      (Physics)   a set of nuclei formed directly from a preceding set in a chain reaction  
8    modifier, in combination  
a    belonging to a generation specified as having been born in or as having parents, grandparents, etc., born in a given country  
a third-generation American     
b    belonging to a specified stage of development in manufacture, usually implying improvement  
a second-generation computer     
  generational      adj  


Beat Generation  
      n   functioning as sing or pl  
1    members of the generation that came to maturity in the 1950s, whose rejection of the social and political systems of the West was expressed through contempt for regular work, possessions, traditional dress, etc., and espousal of anarchism, communal living, drugs, etc  
2    a group of U.S. writers, notably Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs, who emerged in the 1950s  
fifth-generation  
      adj   denoting developments in computer design to produce machines with artifical intelligence  
generation gap  
      n   the years separating one generation from the generation that precedes or follows it, esp. when regarded as representing the difference in outlook and the lack of understanding between them  
Generation X  
      n   members of the generation of people born between the mid-1960s and the mid-1970s who are highly educated and underemployed, reject consumer culture, and have little hope for the future  
     (C20: from the novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture by Douglas Coupland)  
Lost Generation  
      n   sometimes not caps  
1    the large number of talented young men killed in World War I  
2    the generation of writers, esp. American authors such as Scott Fitzgerald and Hemingway, active after World War I  
Me generation  
      n   the generation, originally in the 1970s, characterized by self-absorption; in the 1980s, characterized by material greed  
second generation  
      n  
1    offspring of parents born in a given country  
      modifier  
2    of an improved or refined stage of development in manufacture  
a second-generation robot     
spontaneous generation  
      n      another name for       abiogenesis  

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generation

  
1    begetting, breeding, creation, engenderment, formation, genesis, origination, procreation, production, propagation, reproduction  
2    age group, breed, crop  
3    age, day, days, epoch, era, period, time, times  

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generation gap n.
a broad difference in values and attitudes between one and another especially between parents and their children

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n.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
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n.
Y generation ; young people becoming adult in the beginning of the 21st century
n.
hin, often tapered piece of material, such as wood, stone, or metal, used to fill gaps, make something level, or adjust something to fit properly
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