Definition of gen
: information 2a
Examples of gen in a Sentence
as he has for decades, he gets most of his gen from the BBC over the wireless
Recent Examples of gen from the Web
The new car grows a bit on the same global B-car architecture that has been in use since the sixth-gen model arrived in 2008.
The X399-based motherboard will feature eight DIMM slots for up to 128GB of DDR4 RAM, four x16 PCI-E gen.
There also have been rumors, stoked due to a patent filing in 2014, that this next-gen Ram would have a split-door tailgate, but no center seam is evident on this test truck.
Fire performance has been improved for this 7th gen model with a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor and 12-hour capacity rechargeable battery.
Instead, all current-gen Xbox games will come out for both the Xbox One S and and Xbox One X, but with better, high-res graphics and other improvements on the higher-end box.
Gen Xers were born between 1965 and 1980, and range in age from 52 to 37.
Vibraphonist Stefon Harris, one of jazz’s next-gen stars, helmed the late afternoon tribute to pioneering vibraphonist Hutcherson.
Other companies set to unveil next-gen expedition vessels include Silversea, which will refit the Silver Cloud to focus on polar sailings; Norwegian-line Hurtigruten; and Scenic, with its ultra-luxury expedition yacht, the Scenic Eclipse.
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Origin and Etymology of gen
perhaps from general information
First Known Use: 1940See Words from the same year
Definition of gen
Definition of Gen
Definition of gen-
1 : offspring : race genocide
2 : genus : kind genotype
Definition of -gen
1 : producer androgen
2 : one that is (so) produced cultigen
Origin and Etymology of -gen
French -gène, from Greek -genēs born; akin to Greek genos birth
Medical Definition of gen
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