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Lovelace(lŭv′ləs), Ada Full name Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace. 1815-1852.
British mathematician whose writing on Charles Babbage's analytical machine provides an early explanation of the principles of programming and explores the potential of computers to manipulate mathematical and non-mathematical information.
Love·lace, Richard 1618-1657?
English Cavalier poet who is noted especially for the lyrics "To Althea, from Prison" and "To Lucasta, Going to the Wars."
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1. (Biography) Countess of, title of Ada Augusta King. 1815–52, English mathematician and personal assistant to Charles Babbage: daughter of Lord Byron. She wrote the first computer program
2. (Biography) Richard. 1618–58, English Cavalier poet, noted for To Althea from Prison (1642) and Lucasta (1649)
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Richard, 1618–56, English poet.
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