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daughter

[′dȯd·ər]
(nuclear physics)
The immediate product of radioactive decay of an element, such as uranium. Also known as decay product; radioactive decay product.

daughter

(mathematics, data)
(Or "child", "successor") In a tree, a node pointed to by a parent, i.e. another node closer to the root node.
References in classic literature ?
Her daughter-in-law stopped playing and gave him an agreeable smile.
He has a right to require; a woman of fortune in his daughter-in-law, and I am sometimes quarrelling with myself for suffering you to form a connection so imprudent; but the influence of reason is often acknowledged too late by those who feel like me.
Nobody does that out here--exceptin' during the services," she had said sharply to her daughter-in-law when Rose had told her of the hasty trip she and her aunt had made to the largest town in the county.
On this occasion, the front of the box was filled by her daughter-in-law, Mrs.