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child

[chīld]
(computer science)
An element that follows a given element in a data structure.
In object-oriented programming, a subclass.

child

child

(1) In database management, the data that is dependent on its parent. See parent-child.

(2) A component that is subordinate to a higher-level component. See child menu, child program and child window.

Child

(dreams)
Some people have reoccurring dreams about a small child, while others, from time to time, dream about unfamiliar children. The child in your dream could represent your inner self, or the child within. The dream could be based on childhood memories, and it may carry a specific message or bring up long-buried issues. On the other hand, the dream could simply be a pleasant memory. Children in dreams could symbolize a need and an eagerness to learn, simplicity, intuition, new endeavors, and many other positive attributes of childhood. Occasionally, the child in your dreams may be pointing to your own childish ways. Therefore, consider all of the details and the tone of the dream before making an interpretation.
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Very few childless women are happy with their situation, but it is a situation many women have desired.
The percent of women who were 44 to 50 and childless is not different from the percent of women who were 40 to 44 and childless, suggesting that women who are childless at age 40 are unlikely to give birth later.
Childless parents made a beeline to the Marichi Kunda for the first pot of water from the pond after midnight.
Being childless for some is a choice, for others it isn't.
The study of 1,000 18- to 49-year-olds found that 18 percent of parents said they've strayed, compared to only 11 percent of childless married people.
OK, but isn't he assuming childless people are dangerous?
18) Indeed, both Gerson's work, and that of Baber and Dryer, suggest that for one quarter of childless couples, the man's opposition to childbearing was decisive.
But on behalf of all my childless friends ( those who have chosen to remain childless, those who are regrettably childless and those who never married but do, amazingly, have a full and busy life outside of the workplace ( can I just say they must be getting increasingly irritated by the constant "carrots" being dangled in front of parents to help them find what Alan Milburn calls "a better work-life balance.
A CHILDLESS North Wales couple were left traumatised after falling victim to an internet baby scam.
The childless couple faced an eight year wait for fertility treatment because of a postcode-lottery funding crisis.
University of Hert-fordshire research showed a third of fathers spent more than 50 hours a week in the office, compared with a quarter of childless men and a fifth of childless women.
New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark has lashed out at opponents she says are claiming she is a lesbian by making continual references to her childless marriage, local gay paper Express reported June 4.