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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. generation: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. generation: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. generation: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. generation: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. generation: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. generation: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Generation, generation: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. generation: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Generation: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. generation: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. generation: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. generation: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. generation: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. generation: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Generation, generation: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. generation: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. generation: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Generation (album), Generation (gross), Generation (net), Generation (physics), Generation (song), Generation: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Generation: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. generation: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. generation: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Generation (f), generation: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. generation: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Generation: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. generation: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. generation: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. generation: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. generation: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. generation, generation (photography): Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. generation: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Generation: Natural Magick [home, info]
  2. generation: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Generation: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. Generation: Energy Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Generation: Radio Programming and Production [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. generation: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. generation: Netlingo [home, info]
  3. generation: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. generation: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Generation: Gray's Anatomy (1918) [home, info]
  3. generation: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Generation: Africa Glossary [home, info]
  2. generation: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Generation: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Generation: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]
  3. Generation: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. Generation: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. Generation: Eric Weisstein's World of Physics [home, info]
  3. Generation: Extragalactic Astronomy [home, info]
  4. Generation: Biological Control [home, info]
  5. Generation (gross), Generation (net): NRC Glossary of Nuclear Terms -- [home, info]
  6. Generation: Glossary of Entomology [home, info]
  7. Generation: Tsunami Terminology [home, info]
  8. generation (gen): How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. generation: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. generation (photography): DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  2. generation: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (generation)

noun:  the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production
noun:  the production of heat or electricity ("Dams were built for the generation of electricity")
noun:  group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
noun:  the normal time between successive generations ("They had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade")
noun:  a stage of technological development or innovation ("The third generation of computers")
noun:  a coming into being
noun:  all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

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Phrases that include generation:   fourth generation language, alternate generation, first generation language, lead generation, me generation, more...

Words similar to generation:   coevals, contemporaries, generational, generationally, multiplication, propagation, age, era, more...

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