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Engelsk navneord: generation

1. generation (om gruppe) all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)coevals, contemporaries


Mindre specifikke termerpeople


Mere specifikke termerpeer group, youth culture

2. generation (om gruppe) group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent


Mindre specifikke termerbiological group


Mere specifikke termerbaby boom, baby-boom generation, gen X, generation X, posterity

3. generation (om tid) the normal time between successive generations


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade.


Mindre specifikke termerperiod, period of time, time period

4. generation (om tid) a stage of technological development or innovation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe third generation of computers.


Mindre specifikke termerphase, stage

5. generation (om begivenhed) a coming into being


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)genesis


Mindre specifikke termerbeginning

6. generation (om handling) the production of heat or electricity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDams were built for the generation of electricity.


Mindre specifikke termerproduction

7. generation (om handling) the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)multiplication, propagation


Mindre specifikke termerbreeding, facts of life, procreation, reproduction


Mere specifikke termerbiogenesis, biogeny









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