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Ada

[ey-duh]
noun
1.
a city in central Oklahoma.
2.
Douay Bible. Adah.
3.
a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “noble.”
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Ada

[ey-duh]
noun Computers.
a programming language particularly suited to real-time applications: developed for use by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Origin:
named after Augusta Ada (Byron), Countess of Lovelace (1815–37), English mathematician, who assisted Charles Babbage in developing a precursor of the modern computer

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Ada (ˈeɪdə)
 
n
a high-level computer programming language designed for dealing with real-time processing problems: used for military and other systems
 
[C20: named after Ada, Lady Lovelace, the English mathematician, daughter of Lord Byron (1815--52), who worked with Charles Babbage (1792--1871) and whose description of his computing machines preserved them for posterity]

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Ada
fem. proper name, from Heb. Adha, lit. "ornament."
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ADA
  1. American Dental Association

  2. American Diabetes Association

  3. American Dietetic Association

  4. Americans for Democratic Action

  5. Americans with Disabilities Act

  6. assistant district attorney

ADAS
airborne data acquisition system
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