generate


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

gen·er·ate

(jen'ĕr-āt),
1. To produce.
2. To procreate.
[L. genero, pp. -atus, to beget]

generate

(jĕn′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. gener·ated, gener·ating, gener·ates
To engender (offspring); procreate.
References in periodicals archive ?
For example, the trust or VEBA could balance its investments between newly formed funds, which are more likely to generate losses, and mature funds, which are more likely to generate income.
Research showed that The Premier League generates more revenue for the UK's cities than any other league in Europe at PS448 million.
Presently, the existing development generates approximately $1.7 million annually in property taxes.
And, because the value of property in Illinois communities varies widely--in 2000, the median home value for Lake Forest was $638,800, compared to $46,900 in Ford Heights--there is an extremely wide range in the amounts of local money that school districts generate.
With some simple changes in the approach to prospecting, agencies can generate more good leads, close more sales and be on their way to higher growth rates.
* Smaller projects using existing techniques to generate research tools, such as genetic and physical maps, and to mine data; and projects to perform pilot studies such as phenotypic screens, microarray analyses, and expression cloning designed to produce preliminary data that would form the basis of future applications.
The majority of tires generated in Florida are used to generate energy, with nearly 5.2 million passenger tire equivalents (PTEs) being used within the state for industrial tire- derived fuel (TDF) applications in 2004 and another 3.3 million PTEs going out of state for TDF applications.
Many laboratories lack a microbiology supervisor with insight into the clinical relevance of the results they generate. For example, a laboratory reported 4% vancomycin resistance in Streptococcus pnemnoniae, but the laboratory staff was not able to explain this finding or recognize the clinical implications.
Educators must seriously consider the end uses of the data that their CBR students generate and ensure that they are near professional quality.
According to the Nuclear Information and Resource Service, the Bush administration's plans to use nuclear power to generate hydrogen are off base, and wind power presents a better option.
The new clean energy plant will enable Norwood Foundry, which employs 75, to generate six times (12 MW) more electricity than it consumes (2 MW).