grandfather

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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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Both my grandfathers served in the Royal Engineers and I have two large photographs of them at Parkgate Training Camp on the Wirral.
This has been particularly true regarding the study of grandfathers, where the lack of theorizing has inhibited the development of conceptual tools and has contributed to a sense of passivity in studying this population (Bates, 2009a).
In 1903 long before the paved network of broad interstate highways linked the Atlantic to the Pacific Holley Gene Lefflers grandfather Eugene I.
Health care professionals who work in medical, mental health, and rehabilitation settings with children and adolescents should adopt a gender-sensitive approach to help improve the recovery of grandsons raised by their grandfathers.
Grandfathers experience powerlessness that has not been reported in the literature on grandmothers raising grandchildren.
Her kids will never look at their grandfather in the same way again, Judy McCrary knows.
Joseph O'Neill's grandfathers -- one Irish, one Turkish -- were both imprisoned during the Second World War.
But most of the time I liked to keep my grandfather company by staying with him.
In contrast, for many men who are grandfathers work has been the basis of identity (Connell, 2005; Leidner, 2006) and masculine occupations have excluded caring work, especially for the generation entering careers in the 1950s and 1960s.
One day he's being told his documentary film homage to his late grandfather, Paul Jarrett of Woodland Hills - who fought in World War I and lived to be 103 - had just won the Gold Medal Award at the 1999 New York Festival of Film.
3--Color) Garrett Demirjian, 8, said his father served in Vietnam and his grandfathers in World War II.
But, in many cases, insurers have changed the plans too much for the plans to qualify for grandfather status, Carney said.