from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which generates.
  • n. A generatrix.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Generative; producing.
  • n. That which generates.
  • n. A generatrix.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Begetting; producing; generative; specifically, in mathematics, acting as a generant. See II., 2.
  • n. One who or that which generates; a generator.
  • n. In mathematics, a moving locus, the ensemble of all of whose positions forms another locus, which it is said to generate: as, an isosceles triangle revolving on the perpendicular let fall from its apex to the base is the generant of a right cone.


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