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spontaneous generation

  

      n      another name for       abiogenesis  
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abiogenesis  
      n   the hypothetical process by which living organisms arise from inanimate matter: formerly thought to explain the origin of microorganisms,   (Also called)    spontaneous generation, autogenesis             Compare       biogenesis  
     (C19: New Latin, from a-1 + bio- + genesis)  
  abiogenetic      adj  
  abiogenist      n  

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spontaneous  
      adj  
1    occurring, produced, or performed through natural processes without external influence  
spontaneous movement     
2    arising from an unforced personal impulse; voluntary; unpremeditated  
a spontaneous comment     
3    (of plants) growing naturally; indigenous  
     (C17: from Late Latin spontaneus, from Latin sponte voluntarily)  
  spontaneously      adv  
  spontaneousness      n  


spontaneous combustion  
      n   the ignition of a substance or body as a result of internal oxidation processes, without the application of an external source of heat, occurring in finely powdered ores, coal, straw, etc.  
spontaneous generation  
      n      another name for       abiogenesis  
spontaneous recovery  
      n     (Psychol)   the reappearance of a response after its extinction has been followed by a period of rest  

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spontaneous

  
  
extempore, free, impromptu, impulsive, instinctive, natural, unbidden, uncompelled, unconstrained, unforced, unpremeditated, unprompted, voluntary, willing  
  
Antonyms     
   arranged, calculated, contrived, deliberate, forced, mannered, orchestrated, planned, prearranged, premeditated, preplanned, stage-managed, studied  

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