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grandfather

[′gran‚fath·ər]
(computer science)
A data set that is two generations earlier than the data set under consideration.
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While I feel depressed and can't help fearing the worst, Granddad seems to be very positive.
Spotted, four-feet long and able to breathe in and out of water, Granddad was loved by the zookeepers, who claimed he was "animated for a very-slow moving fish.
How wonderful to see my granddad like this, a bright and optimistic young man with his whole future ahead of him.
Granddad has already had huge success with Pickled Image's previous show Travels with Granddad and toured in the UK for two years.
Anyway, it was decided to disallow the goal granddad was banished to the side-lines for future games much to his disgust.
He added that his granddad always supported him throughout his younger years and also when he passed away.
I'm not worried at all," insisted the father of four and granddad to six.
But Granddad still asked me to pass his regards to Mr Dixon as I left the room.
There must have been some whopping miscommunication between granddad and the gunsmith.
About six years ago when visiting granddad they made wooden rifles and Ben did some highly entertaining playing.
Granddad, a small-town barber, would hand over a crinkled dollar bill (10 cents more than the price of a haircut) in exchange for one daylight-to-dark waterfowling adventure, pure nirvana for one whose post-pubescent "discoveries" were still years in the future.