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4 definitions found
 for Gen
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  -gen \-gen\ [(1) From Gr. -gen-, from the same root as ge`nos
     race, stock (see Genus). (2) From Gr. suffix -genh`s born.
     Cf. F. -g[`e]ne.]
     1. A suffix used in scientific words in the sense of
        producing, generating: as, amphigen, amidogen, halogen.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A suffix meaning produced, generated; as, exogen.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gen
      n 1: informal term for information; "give me the gen on your new
           line of computers"

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  gen
   /jen/, n.,v.
  
      Short for generate, used frequently in both spoken and written contexts.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  generate
  gen
  
     To produce something according to an algorithm or program or
     set of rules, or as a (possibly unintended) side effect of
     the execution of an algorithm or program.
  
     The opposite of parse.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1995-06-15)
  

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