Definition of GENERATION

noun : GENERATION

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent ;

  • 3. (

    ) the normal time between successive generations; "they had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a stage of technological development or innovation; "the third generation of computers" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the production of heat or electricity; "dams were built for the generation of electricity" ;


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