Generation and Span


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Generation noun – Group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent.
Span and generation are semantically related in age topic. In some cases you can use "Span" instead a noun "Generation", when it comes to topics like period of time, era.
Nearby Words: general, generate, generator, generality, generative
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Span noun – The distance or interval between two points.
Generation and span are semantically related in period of time topic. Sometimes you can use "Generation" instead a noun "Span".
Nearby Word: spanned
Synonyms for Span

How words are described

full full generation full span
low low generation low span
particular particular generation particular span
natural natural generation natural span
Other adjectives: middle, certain, original, true, single, entire, massive, comic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Writers Cannot Do Math Which, coupled with an Ocampan generation being about 3-4 years, means that with those numbers the entire Ocampan race should become extinct in about the life span of an average 24th century human.
  • He has conquered seven dungeons, created his own kingdom that prospered within the span of only one generation, and is generally considered the most powerful character in the series.
  • Pokémon, true to its original source, sorts the story arcs by league and generation, and some of them are long enough to span more than one season.
    Source: Story Arc
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