Definition of Generalized

1. Adjective. Not biologically differentiated or adapted to a specific function or environment. "The hedgehog is a primitive and generalized mammal"

Exact synonyms: Generalised
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Unspecialised, Unspecialized



Definition of Generalized

1. a. Comprising structural characters which are separated in more specialized forms; synthetic; as, a generalized type.

Definition of Generalized

1. Adjective. Made more general, less specialized. ¹

2. Verb. (past of generalize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Generalized

1. generalize [v] - See also: generalize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Generalized

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generalized (current term)
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generals of the army

Literary usage of Generalized

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"This involves a generalized angular velocity and a generalized impedance which are ... Kirchoff's law may be thus generalized; and yields a simple method of ..."

2. Lectures on the Calculus of Variations by Oskar Bolza (1904)
"Under these assumptions we propose to prove 1. That for every rectifiable curve £ in the region J50 the generalized integral Jf (according to ..."

3. A Treatise on Plane Trigonometry by Ernest William Hobson (1891)
"generalized logarithms. 246. We may give the following definition of a logarithm ... We may call [Log„ u\ the generalized logarithm of u to the base a, 247. ..."

4. The Writing of English by John Matthews Manly, Edith Rickert (1920)
"generalized DESCRIPTION AND NARRATION The methods of generalized description and ... generalized description may be written in the singular or plural, ..."

5. The Classical Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces by Georges Valiron (1986)
"The generalized Lie solutions With the intention of applying contact transformations to first order partial differential equations, Lie generalized the ..."

6. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph LeConte (1891)
"In the process of evolution such connecting or generalized forms as a common stem ... We shall usually call them generalized types, and their differentiated ..."

7. Quantum and Fermion Differential Geometry by Robert Hermann (1977)
"generalized Homogeneous Spaces Berezin and Kac [2] have already indicated how Lie group homogeneous spaces may be generalized; their ideas may be readily ..."

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