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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Generate  \Gen"er*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Generated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Generating}.]  [L.  generatus  p.  p.  of  generare  to 
  generate,  fr  genus.  See  {Genus},  {Gender}.] 
  1.  To  beget;  to  procreate;  to  propagate;  to  produce  (a  being 
  similar  to  the  parent);  to  engender;  as  every  animal 
  generates  its  own  species. 
 
  2.  To  cause  to  be  to  bring  into  life.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  originate,  especially  by  a  vital  or  chemical  process; 
  to  produce;  to  cause 
 
  Whatever  generates  a  quantity  of  good  chyle  must 
  likewise  generate  milk.  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  4.  (Math.)  To  trace  out  as  a  line  figure,  or  solid,  by  the 
  motion  of  a  point  or  a  magnitude  of  inferior  order 




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