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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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Barry (David Walliams), Miss Dandy (Jennifer Saunders) and Grandpa (Tom Courtenay)
Miss Dandy wields a cattle prod with menace, restricts visiting to half an hour a week and, Grandpa learns, is forging wills.
The Miaoli office of the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families (TFCF) social work supervisor Liu Min-yue said the TFCF had been providing assistance to Wei and her three siblings, but since Wei's grandpa fell sick, Wei not only looked after him and the great-grandmother but also divided and shared all the household chores with her younger siblings.
The boy attempts to drive his grandfather out with a series of pranks, but Grandpa Jack won't go down without a fight.
Lindsay and I had settled into a vigorous routine of tidying by the time Grandpa called to ask if he could move in.
I wish my dad, grandpa and uncles were alive today to see the new big hay equipment and the 80 hp 4x4 Case IH that I just got to make hay season a little better.
Described as the exquisite portrait of the bond between a small boy and his beloved Grandpa - it takes readers on an incredible journey with Spitfires over London and is a high octane adventure full of comedy and heart and shifted 50,000 copies in just three days to make it Walliams' biggest opening week.
The pair were spotted on Thursday whipping off their shirts for a flex-off on the set of Dirty Grandpa in Georgia and the co-stars took to the stage as they were urged to do a flex-off by the crowd.
He overheard Grandpa saying, "Noah has some imagination .
Grandpa's Pyscho is the feature film adaptation of Award-Winning director Danny LeGare's short film, Visiting Grandpa.
Once there, Grandpa sat down between us and showed us how to bait our fishing poles and throw our lines into the water, all the while explaining the process of fishing.