Search Result for "gen":
1. informal term for information;
- Example: "give me the gen on your new line of computers"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
-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. [1913 Webster] 2. A suffix meaning produced, generated; as, exogen. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
gen n 1: informal term for information; "give me the gen on your new line of computers"The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):
gen /jen/, n.,v. Short for generate, used frequently in both spoken and written contexts.The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 May 2012):
generate gen To produce something according to an algorithm or program or set of rules, or as a (possibly unintended) side effect of the execution of an algorithm or program. The opposite of parse. [Jargon File] (1995-06-15)