Some articles on generations, generation:

Cognati - Identification of Alternating Generations
... the same terms of address for alternating generations ... Terms that recognize alternating generations and the prohibition of marriage within one's own set of alternate generation relatives (0, ±2, ±4, ±6, etc.) are common in ...
List Of Main Battle Tanks By Generation
... are often classified as belonging to a particular generation, although the actual definition and membership in these generations is not clearly defined ... and Russian military planners organize tanks into a generation of tanks up to 1945, and four generations of main battle tanks, while Canadian strategists organize main battle tanks into three generations ... the People's Republic of China also recognizes three generations of its own tanks ...
Shell Shaker - Literary Significance and Reception - Writing Style and Literary Techniques
... the novel, in both situations and quotes, to establish connections between the generations ... porcupine sash and turtle shells pass down through generations as their imagery passes through the novel ... The repetition of the images connect generations to enforce the overreaching themes of time's circular nature and the connection of people ...
Scathophaga Stercoraria - Phenology
... Additionally, the number of generations per year varies with altitude and latitude, typically between two and four overlapping generations ... synchronizes the first emergence in March, and the overwinter generations are produced in the fall ... In northern Europe, where the mating season is shorter, only one or two generations can be expected ...

Famous quotes containing the word generations:

    ... several generations of slum environment will produce a slum heredity ...
    Albion Fellows Bacon (1865–1933)

    Frankly, I do not like the idea of conversations to define the term “unconditional surrender.” ... The German people can have dinned into their ears what I said in my Christmas Eve speech—in effect, that we have no thought of destroying the German people and that we want them to live through the generations like other European peoples on condition, of course, that they get rid of their present philosophy of conquest.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)

    Everywhere we are told that our human resources are all to be used, that our civilization itself means the uses of everything it has—the inventions, the histories, every scrap of fact. But there is one kind of knowledge—infinitely precious, time- resistant more than monuments, here to be passed between the generations in any way it may be: never to be used. And that is poetry.
    Muriel Rukeyser (1913–1980)