subgeneration

subgeneration

(ˌsʌbdʒɛnəˈreɪʃən)
n
a generation within another generation
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t] th subgeneration at this stage are integrated together and reordered according to objective function with best n individuals selected as the next generation parent.
McDonald's has decided to discontinue its roll-inducing super-size drinks and fries by the end of this year, which should sufficiently plump up at least one more preteen subgeneration in time for Christmas.
To reassemble fragments, of course, is to engage in an act of speculation, to attempt to weave a fiction of origins and subgeneration.
Campbell Gibson argues that analyzing this group as a whole does not accurately portray the many social and economic trends embedded within the group, because the boomers are composed of several subgenerations with different behavioral patterns.