American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A programming language, based on Pascal and developed for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A suffix of Latin origin, the Spanish feminine form of -ade, -ate, as in armada: in English sometimes, erroneously, -ado, as in bastinado, Spanish bastinada.
- n. A genus containing two species of epiphytal orchids native to northern South America, sometimes grown in choice collections under the same conditions as Odontoglossum.
- n. an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia
- Short form of Germanic names beginning with adal ("noble"), such as Adelaide. Also Latinized form of Hebrew Adah. The programming language takes its name from Ada Lovelace. (Wiktionary)
- After Augusta Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I worked for three radio stations, but never claimed to own any of them, then spent 12 years as TV weatherman at KTEN-TV in Ada, OKlahoma.”
“A key component in Ada Lovelace Day is writing a blog entry that highlights women who are doing great work.”
“At the time the work we were doing was for the MoD - coding something in Ada, the mandatory programming language for much such work at the time.”
“Suw Charman is asking all bloggers to take part in Ada Lovelace Day by blogging about a woman in tech they admire.”
“Further, he noticed that Henry Lidderdale had married somebody called Ada Prewbody who had died the same year; but nothing was said in the oval that enshrined his father about his having married anyone.”
“Before the end of term Ada wrote to ask whether we were not coming to H. this year; she said she had such a frightful lot to tell me, and she wants my advice.”
“Before the end of term Ada wrote to ask whether we were not coming to H. this year; she said she had such a frightful lot to tell me, and _she wants my advice_.”
“In plain English, Ada can't do without a lady in waiting, and Vera probably fancies that Lords, young or old, start from every wave like the spirits of our fathers, at Rocca”
“But when the Turkish Governor asked an assembly of notables to stop this nuisance, there arose an old doctor of Muslim law and explained that this stone-throwing at Jews was an age-old custom (in Arabic 'Ada) and therefore it was unlawful to forbid it. [p. 76]”
“For instance, Limor Fried transformed her passion for electronics into a full-time business called Ada Fruit that sells mail-order kits to hobbyists.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘Ada’.
Here I have in mind a list of words that could be spelled with only the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, and G--and thus could also be played as a tune on the piano.
Looking for tweets for Ada.