What does ADA mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adenosine deaminase, ADAnoun

    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"


  1. Adanoun

    A programming language.

  2. ADAnoun

    Initialism of adenosine deaminase, the enzyme that specifically affects RNA. See ADAR.

  3. ADAnoun

    Initialism of assistant district attorney.

  4. ADAnoun

    Acronym of anti-doping agency.

  5. Etymology: 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.


  1. ada

    Ada is a structured, statically typed, high-level computer programming language designed by the U.S Department of Defense. It is named in honor of Ada Lovelace, who is credited with writing the world's first computer program for the Analytical Engine. The language is often used in systems where reliability and efficiency are important, such as embedded systems and real-time systems.


  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.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ADA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ada is ranked #41359 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Ada surname appeared 526 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Ada.

    40.8% or 215 total occurrences were Asian.
    30.9% or 163 total occurrences were White.
    11.2% or 59 total occurrences were Black.
    9.8% or 52 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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Anagrams for ADA »

  1. aad AAD

  2. aad

  3. AAD

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADA in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ADA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of ADA in a Sentence

  1. Dan McKena:

    The size is perfect and because it’s ADA compliant, we are able to be inside with him. Ryder can be anxious, so having one of us with him is so important.

  2. Sandra Branch:

    Ada Guan didn't know what was happening to Ada Guan.

  3. Mark Manweiler:

    (Faucher) is well-liked and well-known, he counts among his good friends people at the highest level of both branches, both of state government and our local government and some judicial officials here in Ada County.

  4. Wesley Branch:

    Ada Guan told me,' Something fell out of me,' i lifted up Ada Guan pants, and I saw a head, and then I heard,' Wah.'.

  5. Matt Welsh:

    If you're masochistic enough to program in ADA, we're not going to stop you.

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