second generation

second-generation

[sek-uhnd-jen-uh-rey-shuhn]
adjective
1.
being the second generation of a family to be born in a particular country: the oldest son of second-generation Americans.
2.
being the native-born child of naturalized parents.
3.
being a revised or improved version of a product, system, service, etc.: Production has been increased with second-generation robots.
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second generation
 
n
1.  offspring of parents born in a given country
 
modifier
2.  of an improved or refined stage of development in manufacture: a second-generation robot

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second generation definition


1. second generation language.
2. second generation computer.

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