a term used to refer to the generation, born from 1980 onward, brought up using digital technology and mass media; the children of Baby Boomers; also called Generation Y
also millennial (adj., n.)
[mi-len-ee-uh-liz-uh m] /mɪˈlɛn i əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. a belief in the millennium. n. 1906, from millennial + -ism.
[mi-len-ee-uh m] /mɪˈlɛn i əm/ noun, plural millenniums, millennia [mi-len-ee-uh] /mɪˈlɛn i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a period of 1000 years. 2. the millennium, the period of a thousand years during which Christ will reign on earth. Rev. 20:1–7. 3. a period of general righteousness and happiness, especially in the indefinite future. 4. a thousandth […]
- Millennium bridge
noun 1. a pedestrian-crossing steel bridge over the River Thames linking the City of London at St Paul’s Cathedral with the Tate Modern Gallery at Bankside: it has a span of 325 m (1056 ft)
Informal. 1. a bug that can cause computers or software to misinterpret the first two digits of the year 2000 as 19, due to the coding of dates using only the last two digits of the year. noun 1. (computing) any software problem arising from the change in date at the start of the 21st […]