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Word: generic

Definition: characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus

Sentences Containing 'generic'

"Anser" is the generic name of several species of geese.
"Juan Pérez" is the generic man, "Pérez" being a common surname.
"Василий Пупкин" (Vasiliy Pupkin) is also (jokingly) used as a generic name.
A highly streamlined, generic system, it is designed to provide game play in any genre.
A lower case "half half" is a generic Guinness draught.
A sort of generic or Pantheistic vitality seemed to lurk in their very joints and bones, after what might be called the individual life had departed.
According to Roper Public Affairs Media, 2005 public research underlines consumer demand to have authorized generic prescription drugs available, showing over 80 percent of Americans want the option of authorized generic prescription drugs.
Any one of these characters singly is frequently of more than generic importance, though here even, when all taken together, they appear insufficient to separate Cnestis from Connarus."
Architect-led design–build is sometimes known by the more generic name "Designer-led design–build."
At the time, Aspen was already the largest generic medicine distributor in South Africa.
Authorized generics compete with generic products in that they are identical to their brand counterpart in both active and inactive ingredients; whereas according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Office of Generic Drugs, generic drugs are required to contain only the identical active ingredients as the brand.
Connectors provide a consistent generic layer between applications and target resources.
Examples are counterfeit drugs and generic network services (loss of 911).
Generic tennis moves, such as slices, dropshots, and lobs, can be applied at any time in the match.
In an interview with Gamasutra, Adams explained that he had grown up "surrounded by that sort of thing...along with generic sci-fi, generic fantasy is part of our heritage."
In the fishery, they usually go by the generic name of Gay-Headers.
Initially a very generic term, it has obtained specific meaning in certain contexts.
It can be shown that this statement is not correct; but naturalists differ much in determining what characters are of generic value; all such valuations being at present empirical.
It has often been stated that domestic races do not differ from each other in characters of generic value.
It implements the core necessary to support generic financial instruments and generic pricing engines.
It is generic like the French" n'est-ce pas?"
It is internationally oriented manufacturer of generic medicines and self-medication products.
It is notorious that specific characters are more variable than generic.
Its generic brand range was called "Basics" and its corporate generic brand range was the "Signature Range".
Luciferase is a generic name for an enzyme that catalyzes a light-emitting reaction.
Luke Van Leuveren of Palgn states ""the sound is generic but annoyingly addictive"".
Many supermarkets now have generic own brand versions.
Most of the block-buster branded statins will be generic by 2012, including atorvastatin, the largest-selling branded drug.
Naraka appears to be a generic name for many kings belonging to the Naraka dynasty.
On this same principle we can understand how it is that specific characters are more variable than generic characters; and how the parts which are developed in an extraordinary degree or manner are more variable than other parts of the same species.
Other place names may be used as generic placeholders, depending on the speaker's origins.
Otherwise there is a generic chunk (0x0102) to accommodate any arbitrary sequence of bits.
Rather than referring to the event as a traditional "All star" race, no generic reference was included in the title.
Snuff is a generic term for fine-ground smokeless tobacco products.
The accursed shark alone can in any generic respect be said to bear comparative analogy to him.
The Generic name Arnebia originates from the Arabic name "shajaret el arneb".
The generic name for a village or a remote small town is "Pipidówka", or its more derogatory version "Pipidówa".
The generic name has three possible etymologies.
The generic name honours Llewellyn Ivor Price.
The generic name is derived from the Greek "meli" for honey and "dektes" for beggar or receiver.
The generic name is derived from the Greek words "Eos" ("Dawn", "Early") and "Dromaeus" ("Runner").
The intention of the consortium was to create a centralised service for these three franchises with a generic presentation package.
The report showed that with authorized generic competition during the 180-day marketing exclusivity period, retail drug prices are on average 4.2 percent lower than the pre-generic branded price, and wholesale drug prices are on average 6.5 percent lower than the pre-generic branded price.
The tool is as an elaboration of the three Porter generic strategies on which Bowman has noted his criticism.
The warning states that the applicant is "seeking exclusive access to a common generic string ..
They are not generic in the way UN/EDIFACT messages are.
They are referred to by the generic term "Tsyhany" ()
To gain access to their hollow powers, a Vizard dons a hollow mask that augments their Soul Reaper abilities with access to some of the generic hollow abilities.
Well done, if in the most generic sense."
When it is explained how genera originate under nature, it will be seen that we have no right to expect often to find a generic amount of difference in our domesticated races.
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