All of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively
people of the same generation
The generation born after that of the baby boomers (roughly from the early 1960s to mid 1970s), typically perceived to be disaffected and directionless
The generation born in the 1980s and 1990s, comprising primarily the children of the baby boomers and typically perceived as increasingly familiar with digital and electronic technology
A generation of people characterized by selfish materialism
A spaceship whose intended journey is so long that its destination must be reached by the descendants of the original crew.
Of or belonging to a new generation; especially relating to or designating the most recent version, phase, or stage of development of a product, activity, technology, etc.
Of or relating to the next generation (of a family, lineage, etc.).
A movement of young people in the 1950s and early 1960s who rejected conventional society, valuing free self-expression and favouring modern jazz. Among writers associated with the movement were Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg
A difference of attitudes between people of different generations, leading to a lack of understanding
A member of Generation X (born from the early 1960s to mid 1970s)
A member of Generation Y (born in the 1980s and 1990s)
The action or process of identifying and cultivating potential customers for a business’s products or services
The generation reaching maturity during and just after the First World War, a high proportion of whose men were killed during those years
A later or subsequent generation.
A recognized fourth stage of development of computers and other manufactured products; frequently attributive.
The generation of noise, especially deliberately for use in various acoustic and electronic applications.
The generation of people in their teens and early twenties in the mid to late 1960s, regarded as a demographic group.
(With the) the next or rising generation, especially viewed in contrast to one's own, and often with (sometimes disapproving) reference to the attitudes and values associated with it.
Denoting a proposed new class of computer or programming language employing artificial intelligence
Designating the first of a generation to become a citizen in a new country
Denoting the offspring of parents who came to live in a particular country
The Aboriginal people forcibly removed from their families as children between the 1900s and the 1960s, to be brought up by white foster families or in institutions
Of a more advanced stage of technology than a second-generation model or system
Each of the two distinct forms which succeed one another in the life cycle of an organism which undergoes alternation of generations; (also) the occurrence of such a succession of forms.
Aware of being part of one's own generation, especially in terms of how it differs from previous generations.
The generation of Americans reaching adulthood during the Second World War (1939–45).
A generation whose knowledge and world view are influenced by being brought up on computer and video games.
A generation of people, typically in their thirties or forties, responsible both for bringing up their own children and for the care of their ageing parents
The supposed production of living organisms from non-living matter, as inferred from the apparent appearance of life in some supposedly sterile environments
An estate tax imposed on beneficiaries who are two or more generations removed from the testator
The generation of electricity and useful heat jointly, especially the utilization of the steam left over from electricity generation for heating
The generation of electricity or heat on a small scale, typically for domestic use and by methods that do not contribute to the depletion of natural resources, such as solar panels