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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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27) By superimposing these values required to induce minimal sunburn onto the annual variation of a schoolchild's potential total daily UV radiation exposure, the number of days during one year when a schoolchild of a particular skin type may be at risk of sunburn was estimated.
The mean (median and range in parentheses) potential schoolchild total daily solar UV radiation exposures (SED units, 1 SED = 100 [J.
Supreme Court ruled that no schoolchild could be forced to recite the Pledge.