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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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Groomsmen were brothers of the groom David Lee Snyder and Mark Andrew Snyder; Archie Reeder McDonnell III, brother of the bride; Caden McCauley Clodfelter, nephew of the bride; and John David Barr, Brandon Christopher Pratt, Ragan Elliot Denham, John Anthony Kueven, and Daniel Lee Daughterly. Ushers were Russell Norman Huntley, Travis Michael Huntley, Brian Ray Stringer, and Joel David Weaver.
"Do you ever have sensations of daughterly compunction?
By denying her daughterly role as the one who acknowledges her father's wisdom and appreciates his nurturing cooking, Bridget is also pointing out her father's failure of responsibility.
Receive him, then, and do not permit that anybody put him from Thee: so that forever (with faithful steadfastness) he may love Thee with a daughterly love.
Mari, Rosario says, "loved my mother with a deeper, more daughterly affection." And so when the time came Mari agreed to comply with Adriana Figueroa de Castellanos' deathbed wish, which was that she, Mari, would take care of Rosario forever.
For Rena, on the other hand, daughterly sympathy is far stronger than the "lofty heights of logic" could ever be.
I would read this as an attempt on the hero's part to ingratiate himself with the heroine by negotiating his desire and worthiness through her 'father.' Maurer points out how in eighteenth-century middle-class thought, 'not only is the ideal husband an extension of the ideal father, but the woman's proper role as wife also depends upon her successful fulfillment of her daughterly duties.' (53) In Udolpho, this is mirrored more literally in Valancourt's frequent conversations with St Aubert, which lead the latter to ruminate on how 'he found great pleasure in conversing with Valancourt, and in listening to his ingenuous remarks.
The financial empowerment is of great solace for those working mothers who may have otherwise developed a deep sense of daughterly or maternal guilt by staying away from their families back home or spending less time with their children.
I am not only bound to serve you but to revere you with daughterly love, since I understand that your most illustrious highness has not forgotten me every time that you have written to the king's highness...' After expressions of hope that her father, then leading his armies in his final campaign on French soil, would prevail against his enemies, the letter was signed: 'Your most obedient daughter and most faithful servant, Elizabeth.' Written in her fine italic hand, it is the earliest of Elizabeth's letters to survive.
Kyoko Taniguchi, Emory University The Daughterly Subjectivity of the Mother: Problematizing "Maternal" Subjectivity
In Francesca Sanvitale's Madre e Figlia (1980) the daughter-narrator's revisiting of the mother's past, Benedetti argues, leads her to overcome both her overidentification with her mother and her exclusive daughterly identity, resulting in the birth of a new individuality: that of daughter and mother at the same time.
Over and over again the question of ethnicity, of the cultural mores of the world that created her mother rise and hang, a threatening shadow--addressed mostly obliquely--over the world Edwards reveals to us as the one from which she herself took her imperatives as to her daughterly duties.