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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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He has proposed the use of simple Full Adders in determining the branch metric instead of 8x3 decoders employed in the conventional methods.
The table.III shows comparison of conventional and GDI based Full adders in terms of the number of transistors required for implementation.
It is a parallel operation of full adders. The number of full adders depends on the operand's length.
In Section III explain about some of standard Full Adders. In section IV explain proposed Full Adder cells.
Therefore, the only parameter that is considered a function of the complexity is the load capacitance, and taking into consideration that the capacitance is calculated based on the number of transistors and their characteristics, we compute the complexity in terms of full adders, assuming that each one-bit full adder has eight transistors [43].
Sulieman, "On the reliability of majority gates full adders," IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, vol.
To count "1" from 4 parallel bits of the output of the preprocessing unit, it employs three full adders, as shown in Figure 6(a).
The analysis has showed that the one-bit full adders without driving capability (TG and LP) are the fastest, and have power dissipation quite low; hence, they are suitable for low-power adders, even though their advantage strongly decreases reducing the power supply.
The three proposed full adders implementations based on FinFET are discussed in section 3.
Wallace multiplier uses full adders and half adders to reduce the partial product tree to two rows, and then a final adder is used to add these two rows of partial products.