Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A nucleotide, C10H15N5O10P2, composed of adenosine and two linked phosphate groups, that is converted to ATP for the storage of energy.
  • abbr. automatic data processing

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Initialism of adenosine diphosphate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage
  • n. data processing by a computer

Etymologies

a(denosine) d(i)p(hosphate).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Russia apnews. myway.com ADP Says US Companies Reduced Payrolls by 742000 •larger than economists forecast •and its the most since records began in 2001 •private sector job loss and doesnt include public sector hiring •*ADP usually has a low number in comparison to the actually government job loss number www. bloomberg.com CNN Money article called Employment reports show mixed picture •*No, it doesnt.

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  • •Anti-capitalist protesters broke into a branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland in London •4000 protesters demonstrated outside the Bank of England •People are being arrested.www. timesonline.co.uk Obama accepts invitations to visit China, Russia apnews. myway.com ADP Says US Companies Reduced Payrolls by 742000 •larger than economists forecast •and its the most since records began in 2001 •private sector job loss and doesnt include public sector hiring •*ADP usually has a low number in comparison to the actually government job loss number www. bloomberg.com CNN Money article called Employment reports show mixed picture •*No, it doesnt.

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  • The discrepancy could reflect gaps in ADP's data because of its client base.

    Mind the Gap: Employment Figures Tell Different Stories

  • ADP, which is a huge payroll processing firm, says 84,000 jobs were lost last month.

    CNN Transcript Jan 6, 2010

  • In the opposite direction, passing from the nucleus into the outer cell, flows a steady stream of power-spent ATP, now referred to as ADP, and newly manufactured mRNA molecules, each carrying with it the design for, and the command to make, a specific protein.

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  • Economists often refer to the ADP report to fine-tune their expectations for the payrolls numbers, though it is not always accurate in predicting the outcome.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • This news story reports two facts: ADP, which is an independent corporation and has NOTHING to do with the government, reports that private companies added many more jobs than economists were expecting last month.

    Stocks are mostly lower on weak jobs report - Yahoo! Finance

  • Economists often refer to the ADP report to fine-tune their expectations for the payrolls numbers on Friday, though it is not always accurate in predicting the outcome.

    latimes.com - News

  • Economist Jonathan Basile at Credit Suisse called the ADP report a "game changer."

    Private-payroll report lifts hopes for more jobs - Yahoo! Finance

  • In the study, platelet samples were tested for their "stickiness" in response to adding various concentrations of three chemicals commonly found in the blood, including adenosine diphosphate, or ADP, which is an energy molecule released by platelets into the blood to attract and clump with other platelets; epinephrine, a stress hormone tied to inflammation and vascular disease; and collagen, the most common protein in the human body.

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