Definitions for ADA

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adenosine deaminase, ADA(noun)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. ADA(Noun)

    , the enzyme that specifically affects RNA. See ADAR.

  2. Ada(ProperNoun)

    A programming language.

  3. Origin: Short form of names beginning with adal, such as Adelaide. Also Latinized form of Hebrew Adah. The programming language takes its name from Ada Lovelace.

Freebase

  1. Ada

    Ada is a structured, statically typed, imperative, wide-spectrum, and object-oriented high-level computer programming language, extended from Pascal and other languages. It has built-in language support for explicit concurrency, offering tasks, synchronous message passing, protected objects, and non-determinism. Ada is an international standard; the current version is defined by ISO/IEC 8652:2012. Ada was originally designed by a team led by Jean Ichbiah of CII Honeywell Bull under contract to the United States Department of Defense from 1977 to 1983 to supersede the hundreds of programming languages then used by the DoD. Ada was named after Ada Lovelace, who is credited as being the first computer programmer.

Anagrams of ADA »

  1. aad AAD

  2. aad, AAD

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