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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  -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. 
 
  2.  A  suffix  meaning  produced,  generated;  as  exogen. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gen 
  n  :  (British)  informal  term  for  information;  "give  me  the  gen  on 
  your  new  line  of  computers" 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  gen  /jen/  n.,v.  Short  for  {generate},  used  frequently  in  both 
  spoken  and  written  contexts. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  gen 
 
  {generate} 
 
 




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