What does Generic mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term Generic:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. generic, generic wine(noun)

    a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape

  2. generic(adj)

    any product that can be sold without a brand name

  3. generic(adj)

    relating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus

    "the generic name"

  4. generic(adj)

    (of drugs) not protected by trademark

    "`Acetaminophen' is the generic form of the proprietary drug `Tylenol'"

  5. generic(adj)

    applicable to an entire class or group

    "is there a generic Asian mind?"

Wiktionary

  1. generic(Noun)

    A product sold under a generic name

  2. generic(Noun)

    A wine that is a blend of several wines, or made from a blend of several grape varieties

  3. generic(Noun)

    A term that specifies neither male nor female.

  4. generic(Adjective)

    Very comprehensive; pertaining or appropriate to large classes or groups as opposed to specific

  5. generic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a genus

  6. generic(Adjective)

    Not having a brand name

  7. generic(Adjective)

    Of a drug identified by its chemical name

  8. generic(Adjective)

    Specifying neither masculine nor feminine e.g. salesperson

  9. generic(Adjective)

    (Of program code) Written so as to operate on any data type, the type required being passed as a parameter.

  10. Origin: Formed in English from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Generic(adj)

    alt. of Generical

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Generic

    -al, Generically. See Genus.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Generic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Generic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7



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