[chahyld-mahyn-der] /ˈtʃaɪldˌmaɪn dər/
a person who looks after children, esp those whose parents are working
a person who cares for other people’s children as employment; also written child-minder
UK; childminding n
[chahyld-nis] /ˈtʃaɪld nɪs/ noun, Archaic. 1. the quality of being a .
noun 1. using a child or children as the subject.
- Child process
operating system A process created by another process (the parent process). Each process may create many child processes but will have only one parent process, except for the very first process which has no parent. The first process, called init in Unix, is started by the kernel at boot time and never terminates. A child […]
[chahyld-proof] /ˈtʃaɪldˌpruf/ adjective 1. resistant to being opened, tampered with, or operated by a : a childproof medicine bottle. 2. made free of hazard for a : a childproof home. 3. made safe from damage by : a childproof living room free of breakable objects. verb (used with object) 4. to make childproof: to childproof […]