• WordNet 3.6
    • n 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"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The computer programming language ADA was named in honor of Augusta Ada King. The U.S. Defense Department named the language after the Countess of Lovelace and daughter of Lord Byron because she helped finance and program what is thought to be the first computer, the “analytical engine” designed by Charles Babbage.
    • Ada A suffix of Latin origin, the Spanish feminine form of -ade, -ate, as in armada: in English sometimes, erroneously, -ado, as in bastinado, Spanish bastinada.
    • n Ada A genus containing two species of epiphytal orchids native to northern South America, sometimes grown in choice collections under the same conditions as Odontoglossum.
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In literature:

It is a long time, Ada, since we saw them all, the boys, and the kittens, and Snowflake, and all the rest.
"A Dear Little Girl" by Amy E. Blanchard
Very pretty did Ada (as she was called) look.
"Little Frida" by Anonymous
If Ada finds us, I'll send her kiting.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
Ada is just as happy as she can be and we are all so proud.
"Almost a Woman" by Mary Wood-Allen
The scene disclosed Lesbia, as Miss Lovelace, lounging upon a sofa, improvised from four chairs with Ada Wood's coat thrown over them.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
But this was all grist to Ada's mill.
"Command" by William McFee
Oh, my God, Ada, it is too much to ask a man to bear!
"Cleek of Scotland Yard" by Thomas W. Hanshew
Let ADA JANE catch a young nobleman for herself, there are plenty about.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
But oh, good Heavens, Ada, do be mighty careful what you say.
"'Tween Snow and Fire" by Bertram Mitford
The moon shone brightly through the window of Ada Lee's bedroom as she seated herself thoughtfully by her dressing-table.
"The Sapphire Cross" by George Manville Fenn

In poetry:

"And Ada, my dear wife, but now she is dead,
Which fills my poor heart with sorrow and dread;
She was a very loving wife, but of her I'm bereft,
And I and my lost child are only left.
"Little Popeet - the Lost Child" by William Topaz McGonagall
“I know how it is with the daughter of Jephthah,
(O Ada, my love, and the fairest of women!)
She wails in the time when her heart is so zealous
For God who hath stricken the children of Ammon.
"Achan" by Henry Kendall
“She glides, like a myrrh-scented wind, through the willows,
O Ada! behold it is Achan that speaketh:
I know thou art near me, but never can see thee,
Because of the horrible drouth in mine eyelids.”
"Achan" by Henry Kendall

In news:

Ada Marie Godwin, 82, of Leesburg, died Tuesday, November 13, 2012.
Midwestern mass merchandise retailer Meijer will serve as a regional sponsor for an initiative led by the American Diabetes Association, the ADA said.
Behind her is ADA Leland Price.
Cleveland will honor deceased Ada player.
Cleveland football team to pay tribute to fallen Ada player.
F uneral services for lifelong Cortez resident Ada Alene Glenn will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, Nov 17 at the Cortez First United Methodist Church.
Ada Maxwell, 81, of Sherwood, longtime Stuttgart resident, passed away Sunday, Nov 11, 2012, at her home.
CHICKAMAUGA Ada Marie Melton Prather, 82, passed away Saturday, Nov 10, 2012.She was born in Rossville, to the late Lee Harvey "Jack" Melton and Jewell Lee Perry Melton.
ADA passes out at Pal's Lounge murder trial, sources say.
ADA – The fourth-ranked Cougars sprinted to a 47-0 halftime lead and defeated the Boomers 54-22 in the Class 4A football playoffs here Friday night.
Ada led 14-0 after one period, the broke it open with a 33-point outburst in the second quarter.
LAS CRUCES — The Doña Ana County Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA ) Advisory Committee will meet at 4 pm Thursday in multi-purpose room 1-117 at the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 North Motel Blvd.
BOISE, Idaho — A group fighting a proposed garbage-to-energy plant sued Ada County, alleging commissioners violated the Idaho Constitution when they loaned $2 million to the project's promoters.
SALESVILLE – Ada Jo Rhodes, 77, died Nov 4, 2012, in a Fort Worth hospital.
Feds to check Minneapolis restaurants for ADA compliance.

In science:

Ada compiler and the Java development suite.
Quality Control, Testing and Deployment Results in NIF ICCS
Kepelbagaian harga sebegini perlu dimasukkan dari awal kerana dalam model kita tiada dinamik yang membolehkan tenaga memperolehi nilai selain daripada nilainilai yang telah ada pada mulanya.
Kinetic Theory for Economies
Kita juga cuba, sebagai perbandingan, model-model dengan dinamik yang berbeza. Akhirnya, untuk menunjukkan potensi luas yang ada dalam memperkembangkan model belian itu, kita lihat kesan faedah ke atas duit sebagai penerokaan permulaan.
Kinetic Theory for Economies
Both inner- and outer-shell data from autostructure have been archived according to the Atomic Data and Analysis Structure (ADAS) adf38 and adf39 data formats (Summers 2003).
Up-dated opacities from the Opacity Project
We smear them with test functions N a , N , specifically D( ~N ) = Rσ d3x N aDa and H (N ) = Rσ d3x N H .
Loop Quantum Gravity: An Inside View