Origin of generative
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Examples from the Web for generative
If a series is telling a story that matters to us, the loss of a main character can be jarring but generative.Life After TV Death: How Shows Like ‘Game of Thrones’ Kill Your Favorite Characters
April 15, 2014
I sensed that I found a symbol for generative grammar, and I worked on the [theory of] recursivity in my animation.
So, geometry elaborates a lot on recursivity in generative grammar.
Such, then, is the singular sensitiveness of the generative system.On the Genesis of Species
St. George Mivart
There was no generative power in the pure activity of Thought.Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge
The fecund sap, their generative virtue, escapes and diminishes at every gleam.The Sea
This is equally applicable when the generative organs or perinum are injured.Sporting Dogs
Frank Townend Barton
Together they prefigured not only Wisdom and generative power, but evil as well.The God-Idea of the Ancients
Eliza Burt Gamble
- of or relating to the production of offspring, parts, etca generative cell
- capable of producing or originating
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Word Origin and History for generative
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Having the ability to originate, produce, or procreate.
- Of or relating to the production of offspring.
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