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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.
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That's why Tumlinson decided to call her project Daughterhood.
Alternative images of daughterhood contrast with the representation of Addams as a daughter, particularly in terms of mother-daughter relationships.
The section on daughterhood thus focuses, for example, on L'eta del malessere, the poetry collection Crudelta all'aria aperta, the play Il manifesto, and the film work Mio padre amore mio.
Because of her mother's daily inaccessibility and subsequent death, Sethe is denied daughterhood.
Because the essays feature such specialized topics as depictions of torture in Argentine drama, the experience of daughterhood in wartime Mexico and Guatemala, and the role of machismo in making decisions about nuclear warfare, the essay writers must supply a great deal of specific background (cultural, political, historical) for a general readership that comes to the volume with an interest in gender studies.
The pattern of Cora's rebellion, enmeshed in Cordelia's tragic daughterhood, reveals itself through vignettes of Cora's childhood in the fifties, her coming of age and idealism in the sixties, and her felix culpa exile after fleeing America when a coconspirator in a draft board break-in commits suicide by fire.
She denies daughterhood to herself and motherhood to her daughter, creating the vision of a mother-daughter couple with fixed identities, an idealized maternal stasis in the midst of genealogical flux.
We would thus understand the emergence of this new aesthetic of fictionality as a response to the particular conditions of disempowerment that made immediacy insupportable for Burney and for Evelina--propertylessness and daughterhood.
There are intriguing reflections, for example, on the overweening importance that daughterhood played for ladies young and old.
In addition, on Tuesday, October 11, The Birches will host its monthly Daughterhood support group.
Hence she concludes that Bowles's "glorification of the pleasures of perpetual daughterhood stirred the two-edged sword that was buried deep in [EBB's] own heart" (p.
The discovery of this young Beatrice-so remote from the mother I knew-set me on the quest to understand her in her own terms, moving both through and beyond the narrow prism of daughterhood.