second generation


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second generation

n
a. the offspring of parents born in a given country
b. (as modifier): a second-generation British Asian.
adj
(General Engineering) belonging to an improved or refined stage of development in manufacture: a second-generation robot.
References in classic literature ?
of the period, made the fortune of the second generation of Percerins.
A singular fortune was that of this faithful servant, who saw beginning for the second generation the fearful series of misfortunes which had weighed so heavily on the first.
It must have lost its ferocity in the second generation.
A nation of ginger ale drinkers would be doomed before they reached the second generation.
121-139) But after earth had covered this generation -- they are called pure spirits dwelling on the earth, and are kindly, delivering from harm, and guardians of mortal men; for they roam everywhere over the earth, clothed in mist and keep watch on judgements and cruel deeds, givers of wealth; for this royal right also they received; -- then they who dwell on Olympus made a second generation which was of silver and less noble by far.
The Ho-lu of the first generation may rise to become Alus; the Alus of the second generation may become Bo-lu, while it requires three generations of Bo-lu to become Band-lu, and so on until Kro-lu's parent on one side must be of the sixth generation.
Money was the fruit of self-denial, and the second generation had a right to profit by the self-denial of the first.
Our business does not lie with the second generation and Master Rawdon's life at school, otherwise the present tale might be carried to any indefinite length.
And the Americans will spend the money and by the second generation start rotting in the cities, as you and your husband would have rotted if you hadn't got out.
He was the drag upon the wheel, and an Americanised Irishman of the second generation, despising his own race and hating the other.
Currently, most of the second generation biofuels, such as Cellulosic ethanol, (algae-based) Biodiesel are in the initial stages of commercialization, whilst Biobutanol and BioDME are in the laboratory/pilot production phase.
Built on a proven system design used in thousands of installations, the Liebert PPC second generation distribution cabinet offers the benefits of a custom-tailored power system, with the convenience and cost savings of a pre-packaged, factory-tested unit.

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