- one complete life cycle.
- one of the alternate phases that complete a life cycle having more than one phase: the gametophyte generation.
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Example sentences from the Web for generational
But generational differences soon creep in, threatening to pull the two couples apart.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory|Marlow Stern|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Age also looms as a wildcard, with a generational divide further shaping the contours of the contest.
This is a personal story but also a story of generational change, of talents wasted and talents redeemed.
More than most age groups, Millennials know that they are being set up for a generational scam of epic proportions.
Some terms are also generational, being more common among younger or older people.What Each of Facebook’s 51 New Gender Options Means|Debby Herbenick PhD, Aleta Baldwin|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This structure is "horizontal" or generational in character and has little depth.Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society|Robert F. Murphy
British Dictionary definitions for generational
- a successive stage in natural descent of organisms: the time between when an organism comes into being and when it reproduces
- the individuals produced at each stage
- belonging to a generation specified as having been born in or as having parents, grandparents, etc, born in a given countrya third-generation American
- belonging to a specified stage of development in manufacture, usually implying improvementa second-generation computer
Derived forms of generationgenerational, adjective
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Scientific definitions for generational
- All of the offspring that are at the same stage of descent from a common ancestor.
- The average interval of time between the birth of parents and the birth of their offspring.