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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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In an interview with INQUIRER.net, Aica said her grandfather is often mistaken for the President.
Before his death in 1984 my grandfather often talked of Jack and on a visit to France last year my wife and I found Jack Lennox's grave and left a memorial cross to Jack from my grandfather.
The Match Of The Day host's grandfather "risked life and limb" on the front line in a key campaign in Italy.
When the grandfather returned, the family launched the frenzied search but in vain.
A: I see by the serial number in the photo of your grandfather's grandfather's Model 1903 Pocket Hammer pistol that it was made in 1915.
Mandela's book was released last month in honor of what would have been the year of his grandfather's 100th birthday, and he recently traveled to cities across the United States including New York, Washington, D.C., Atlanta and Malibu promoting the book.
Describing the payment to a private cosmetic surgery clinic, Quatrini told a jury atNewport Crown Court: "I asked my grandfather if he could pay the deposit for me because I hadn't had my first wage packet and he'd be repaid as soon as I had the money.
He comes from a family of fishermen, and he loves learning about the sea from his grandfather, Maas Conrad, but if Lloyd's mother has anything to do with it, he will not become a fisherman.
I heard from my father's older brother once that when my grandfather was a younger man, when he still hung around some of the other veterans in town, he would talk.
A Chinese woman who feared her elderly grandfather might not live to see her get married decided to take matters into her own hands by having mock wedding photographs taken, with her dressed all in white and him in a smart three-piece suit.
New York Times #1 bestselling author, Richard Eyre encourages grandfathers to ask themselves a very important question: what kind of grandfather will you be?