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generate

[′jen·ə‚rāt]
(computer science)
To create a particular program by selecting parts of a general-program skeleton (or outline) and specializing these parts into a cohesive entity.
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generate

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.
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The reports help answering the following questions: - What is the current size of the electric generating set market in the world and in the top 10 global countries?
The DWP may be cheaper overall, even with the new rates, but they object to seeing their costs increase as a result of generating their own power - by as much as $200,000 a year if the district reaches its goal of 10 percent self-generation.
In recent years, Wagner says, "there have been several other instances of widely deployed systems that have been vulnerable to attack because insufficient attention was paid to generating high-quality randomness.
Another approach for generating consistent warm leads is to identify major centers of influence in the community, such as chambers of commerce, hospital boards and bank boards, and to become involved in committees having the most new business potential.
Imagine generating enough fuel from grass clippings, old newspapers, corn syrup, and cheese whey to run a car, light up a house, or heat a city.
The traditional procedures for generating a list of random numbers--flipping a coin, rolling dice, shuffling cards, shaking an urn filled with numbered balls -- are too cumbersome for everyday use by researches.
Each time a user types in a search query they are served a cross section of highly targeted MIVA Pay-Per-Click Ads providing further revenue generating potential(a).
As part of the recapitalization, Boston Generating repaid approximately $800 million of existing debt.
The units first began generating power again in June.
Tax changes as well as an open market, however, were factors in the company's decision to redevelop the 45-megawatt High Falls hydroelectric generating station on the Michipicoten River, McEwan says, as well as in investing in improvements to its other hydro generating stations to increase capacity by 10 per cent.
Increased performance demands require new approaches for generating parity in RAID controllers.