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add·er 1

 (ăd′ər)
n.
One that adds, especially a computational device that performs arithmetic addition.

ad·der 2

 (ăd′ər)
n.
1. Any of several venomous snakes, especially a viper of the subfamily Viperinae.
2. Any of several nonvenomous snakes, such as the hognose snake, often believed to be harmful.

[Middle English, from an addre, alteration of a naddre, a snake, from Old English nǣdre, snake.]

adder

(ˈædə)
n
1. (Animals) Also called: viper a common viper, Vipera berus, that is widely distributed in Europe, including Britain, and Asia and is typically dark greyish in colour with a black zigzag pattern along the back
2. (Animals) any of various similar venomous or nonvenomous snakes
[Old English nǣdre snake; in Middle English a naddre was mistaken for an addre; related to Old Norse nathr, Gothic nadrs]

adder

(ˈædə)
n
(Computer Science) a person or thing that adds, esp a single element of an electronic computer, the function of which is to add a single digit of each of two inputs

ad•der1

(ˈæd ər)

n.
1. the common European viper, Vipera berus.
2. any of various snakes resembling the viper.
[before 950; late Middle English; replacing Middle English nadder (a nadder becoming an adder by misdivision), Old English næddre]

add•er2

(ˈæd ər)

n.
a person or thing that adds.
[1570–80]

adder

- A snake, it was first "a nadder," which was misanalyzed to "an adder."
See also related terms for snake.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adder - a person who adds numbersadder - a person who adds numbers    
calculator, estimator, figurer, reckoner, computer - an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
2.adder - a machine that adds numbersadder - a machine that adds numbers    
calculating machine, calculator - a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
3.adder - small terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasiaadder - small terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasia
viper - venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw
genus Vipera, Vipera - type genus of the Viperidae
Translations

adder

[ˈædəʳ] Nvíbora f

adder

[ˈædər] n (= snake) → vipère f

adder

nViper f, → Natter f

adder

[ˈædəʳ] nvipera
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The Carry Save Adders (CSA) is the conventional full adders in which carries are not connected.
In that architecture Full Adder is a part of the MAC unit can significantly affect the efficiency of whole system.
The investigation, which also includes the most interesting recently proposed one-bit full adders, has been based on simulation runs on a T spice process taking parasitic into account, since post layout simulations have been performed.
Two or more full adders are cascaded together to perform multiple bit addition.
Full adders used within multipliers are automatically recognized, which helps to speed up the comparisons process.
So it consists of 1 Half Adder (HA) and 63 Full Adders (FAs).
The ModuleWare catalog contains more than 100 parameterized components ranging in complexity from multiplexers and comparators to full adders.
Normally half adders and full adders are used for the addition process in the Wallace multipliers.