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generative

of or relating to the production of offspring, parts, etc.
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Bhaskar argues that there is only one remaining option: that there must be "a 'real something' over and above and independent of patterns of events; and it is for the status of this real something that the concept of a generative mechanism is groomed" (RTS 49, emphasis added).
Elsys offers interactive electrical engineering and disruptive multi-discipline generative schematic solutions to automatically create millions of 2D schematics from functional-logical master data and thus eliminate faulty and costly interactive manual creation of schematics.
But the company is extremely cash generative and cost savings are on track, with the group delivering pounds 35.
On the one hand, the combination of generative PCs linked together in a generative network has unleashed innovation and enabled the Internet to evolve new capacities and resources at an astonishing rate.
Paul VI stated in Humanae vitae that "If, then, there are serious motives to space out births, which derive from the physical or psychological conditions of husband and wife, or from external conditions, the Church teaches that it is then licit to take into account the natural rhythms immanent in the generative functions, for the use of marriage in the infecund periods only, and in this way to regulate births without offending the moral principles which have been recalled earlier.
Generative programming based on scripting languages is an alternative to recently predominant object oriented approach.
The metal frame seemed to shelter the generative star, a paternal function.
Written to counter a negative culture of self-hatred by cultivating appreciation for the holy qualities of the physical body as God's temple, Divining the Body focuses on different physical parts chapter by chapter: the feet, legs, hands, back, generative organs, belly, heart, breasts, throat, ears, eyes and brain.
Through the use of the new Generative Mechanical Design (GMD) solution, it is hoped that companies can cut design time by up to 50% and can cut manufacturing and assembly time by up to 60%.
Coding and analysis of the fathers' personal narratives demonstrated specific patterns related to the concept of connection in a conceptual ethic of generative fathering.
Abstract: Generative programming was recently observed as a discipline of object oriented programming.

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