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A·da

 (ā′də)
n.
A programming language, similar to Pascal and developed for the US Department of Defense.

[After Ada Lovelace.]

ADA

abbr.
1. American Dental Association
2. Americans with Disabilities Act

Ada

(ˈeɪdə)
n
(Computer Science) a high-level computer programming language designed for dealing with real-time processing problems: used for military and other systems
[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]

ADA

1. American Dental Association.
2. American Diabetes Association
3. Americans for Democratic Action.
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Noun1.ADA - an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia; "ADA deficiency can lead to one form of severe combined immunodeficiency disease"; "the gene encoding ADA was one of the earlier human genes to be isolated and cloned for study"
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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