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Ada

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

Ada

[ey-duh] /ˈeɪ də/
noun, Computers.
1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for adas

Ada

/ˈeɪdə/
noun
1.
a high-level computer programming language designed for dealing with real-time processing problems: used for military and other systems
Word Origin
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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Word Origin and History for adas

Ada

fem. proper name, from Hebrew Adha, literally "ornament."

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Related Abbreviations for adas

ADAS

airborne data acquisition system

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
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