Definition: A node of a tree referred to by a parent node. See the figure at tree. Every node, except the root, is the child of some parent.
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Paul E. Black, "child", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 8 February 2006. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/child.html