- first-generation UK US adjective [only before noun]► used to describe the first product or technology of a particular type to be developed: first-generation device/product/technology »
People are often hesitant to spend a lot of money on a first-generation device.
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first generation — first gene ration n [singular] 1.) people who have moved to live in a new country, or the children of these people 2.) the first type of a machine to be developed first generation of ▪ the first generation of hand held computers 3.) the first… … Dictionary of contemporary English
first generation — first gene ration noun singular 1. ) the GENERATION of people who were the first from their country to go and live in another country a ) the first people to do something: Two thirds of the first generation of mill workers were women. 2. ) the… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
first generation — (1G) The first generation of mobile cellular systems, using analog circuit switched voice systems. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 … Law dictionary
first-generation — first′ genera′tion adj. 1) cvb being or belonging to the first generation of a family to be born in a particular country 2) cvb being a naturalized citizen of a particular country 3) cmp being the first model or version available to users: a… … From formal English to slang
first generation — adjective (computing) Of the early type of calculating and computing machine, using thermionic valves • • • Main Entry: ↑first … Useful english dictionary
first generation — first generation. См. дочернее поколение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
first generation — first generation. = F1 (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
first-generation — [fʉrst′jen΄ər ā′shən] adj. 1. designating a naturalized, foreign born citizen of a country 2. sometimes, designating a native born citizen of a country whose parents had immigrated into that country … English World dictionary
first generation — UK / US noun [singular] 1) the generation of people who were the first from their country to go and live in another country 2) the first people to do something Two thirds of the first generation of mill workers were women. 3) the first type of a… … English dictionary
first generation — noun (singular) 1 the children of people who have moved to live in a new country 2 the first type of a machine to be developed: The first generation of computers were huge and slow. 3 the first people to do something: the first generation of… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English