generation

  常用词汇  
[ˌdʒenə'reɪʃn]     [ˌdʒenə'reɪʃn]    
  • n. 代;(产品类型的)代;产生;繁殖
generational
new

generation的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

n. (名词)
  1. 代,世代
  2. 一代
  3. 一代人,同时代的人,同代人
  4. 产生,发生,衍生
  5. 一代事物
  6. 生殖,繁殖,繁育
  7. 同辈人
  8. 一辈(通常认为大约 30 年)
  9. 一届(从事特定活动的同龄人)

双解释义

n. (名词)
  1. [C]同时代的人,一代,一代人 all people of the same age; a period of time in which a human being can grow up and have a family; all members of any developing class of things at a certain stage
  2. [U]产生,发生 the act or action of generating

英英释义

Noun:
  1. all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

  2. group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent

  3. the normal time between successive generations;

    "they had to wait a generation for that prejudice to fade"

  4. a stage of technological development or innovation;

    "the third generation of computers"

  5. a coming into being

  6. the production of heat or electricity;

    "dams were built for the generation of electricity"

  7. the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

generation的用法和样例:

例句

用作名词 (n.)
  1. There is a generation gap between my parents and I.
    我父母和我之间有代沟。
  2. One generation blows bubbles, and the next breaks them.
    前一代人制造出来的空洞理论,下一代人把它们打破。
  3. Their visionary ideas are often misunderstood by their own generation.
    他们有远见的理想往往招致同时代人的误解。
  4. Each generation has its own standards of judgement.
    每一代都有它自己的判断标准。
  5. The second generation of machines utilized improved miniature electronic tubes, and later solid-sate circuits.
    第二代机器使用改良的微电子管和后固体电路。
  6. How to prevent the generation of leukaemia?
    如何防止白血病的产生?
  7. The biology class studied the generation of fruit flies.
    生物班的学生研究了果蝇的繁殖。

常见句型

用作名词 (n.)
  1. The younger generation is avid of new experiences.
    年轻一代热望新奇的经历。
  2. In Britain, and probably many other countries too, teachers and parents are worried about this generation of school-children.
    在英国,也许还有许多别的国家,教师和家长都为这一代的小学生担心。
  3. Lu Hsun had influenced more than one generation of the Chinese people.
    鲁迅影响了不止一代的中国人。
  4. People of my generation all think the same way about this.
    关于这件事,我们这代人都有同感。
  5. China is building up a new generation of scientists.
    中国正在造就新一代科学家。
  6. The latest generation of anti-tank missiles has several new refinements.
    最新一代的反坦克导弹有几种新的改进装置。
  7. Three generations of the family have been born and brought up in this old house.
    这个家族的三代人都是在这所古老的房子里出生和成长的。
  8. The tradition is handed down the generations.
    传统代代相传下来。
  9. Steam and water power are used for the generation of electricity.
    蒸汽和水力可用来发电。
  10. The biology class studied the generation of fruit flies.
    生物班的学生研究了果蝇的繁殖。

常用短语

用作名词 (n.)
a generation ago
    约三十年以前; 一代人以前 about 30 years ago; before a period of time in which a human being can grow up and have a family
for generations
    一连好几代,几代相传 long time
from generation to generation
    世世代代,一代代 for generations
generation gap
    代沟 difference in attitude, or lack of understanding, between young people and older people

词汇搭配

用作名词 (n.)
动词+~ 形容词+~ ~+名词 ~+后置定语 介词+~ ~+介词

经典引文

  • Nobody in his family had earned a living for three generations.

    出自: L. Hellman

generation的详细讲解:

词语用法

n. (名词)
  1. generation的意思是“同时代的人,一代,一代人”,为可数名词,可用于复数形式,也可加不定冠词a修饰。
  2. generation还有“产生,发生,繁殖(后代)”的意思,主要指发电,产生热等,这时是不可数名词。

词义辨析

n. (名词)
generation, age, period
  • 这三个词的共同意思是“时期”。其区别是:
  • period是这组词中最一般的常用术语,用于任何时限,时间可长可短; age意为“时代,寿命”,常用来表示以一个中心人物或显著特征而闻名的时期; generation意为“代、世代”,用于上辈出世与下辈出世之间的时段,对人类来说这段时间有时可算作20年或25年,也可用于下辈本身。例如:
  • The period in which people learnt to make tools of iron is called the Iron Age.人类学会用铁制造工具的时代,我们称为“铁器时代”。
  • My generation behaves differently from my father's and grandfather's.我这一代人和我父辈及祖辈表现不同。
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