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The act by which something is engendered.
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  1. The act by which something is engendered.
The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
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  1. The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
  2. A forming or being formed
  3. (Geology) A primary unit in the mapping of rock strata, consisting of a set of contemporaneous rocks having the same characteristics and origin.
The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
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  1. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
  2. The fact or state of having been created.
  3. A creating or being created
The process of spreading to a larger area or greater number; dissemination.
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  1. The process of spreading to a larger area or greater number; dissemination.
  2. (Physics) The act or process of propagating, especially the process by which a disturbance, such as the motion of electromagnetic or sound waves, is transmitted through a medium such as air or water.
  3. Reproduction or multiplication, as of a plant or animal
The act of making copies.
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  1. The act of making copies.
  2. The process by which cells and organisms produce other cells and organisms of the same kind. &diamf3; The reproduction of organisms by the union of male and female reproductive cells (gametes) is called sexual reproduction. Many unicellular and most multicellular organisms reproduce sexually. &diamf3; Reproduction in which offspring are produced by a single parent, without the union of reproductive cells, is called asexual reproduction. The fission (splitting) of bacterial cells and the cells of multicellular organisms by mitosis is a form of asexual reproduction, as is the budding of yeast cells and the generation of clones by runners in plants. Many plants and fungi are capable of reproducing both sexually and asexually, as are some animals, such as sponges and aphids.
  3. Something reproduced, especially in the faithfulness of its resemblance to the form and elements of the original:
Upbringing or education, especially in proper social behavior.
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  1. Upbringing or education, especially in proper social behavior.
  2. One's line of descent; ancestry:
  3. The propagation of animals or plants:
Relevant relationship or interconnection:
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  1. Relevant relationship or interconnection:
  2. One's posture, demeanor, or manner.
  3. Relevance; a relationship or connection.
(Informal) An extended period of time:
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  1. (Informal) An extended period of time:
  2. The state of being old; old age:
  3. A period of time marked by a distinctive characteristic, achievement, or figure:
Cultivated plants or agricultural produce, such as grain, vegetables, or fruit, considered as a group:
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  1. Cultivated plants or agricultural produce, such as grain, vegetables, or fruit, considered as a group:
  2. A stick with a handle at one end and a thong or tab at the other, used to direct a horse in horseback riding
  3. The total yield of such produce in a particular season or place:
A social division or class; stratum of society
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  1. A social division or class; stratum of society
  2. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
  3. A relative position, usually in a scale classifying persons or things; grade; degree
Plural form of peer
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Plural form of coeval
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All those people of about the same age, status, etc. in a society, regarded as forming a sociological group with a homogeneous system of values
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  1. All those people of about the same age, status, etc. in a society, regarded as forming a sociological group with a homogeneous system of values
A group of people who are the same age or in the same range of ages.
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  1. A group of people who are the same age or in the same range of ages.
  2. A demographic grouping based on age, a generation.
A unit of linear measure equal to nine inches: originally based on the distance between the tips of a man's extended thumb and little finger
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  1. A unit of linear measure equal to nine inches: originally based on the distance between the tips of a man's extended thumb and little finger
  2. The full amount or extent between any two limits
  3. A period of time:
The number of digits that repeat in a repeating decimal. For example,17 = 0.142857142857 ... has a six-digit period.
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  1. The number of digits that repeat in a repeating decimal. For example,17 = 0.142857142857 ... has a six-digit period.
  2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
  3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
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