Definition of Ada in English:

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Ada

Pronunciation: /ˈādə/

noun

A high-level computer programming language used especially in real-time computerized control systems, e.g., for aircraft navigation.
Example sentences
  • The GNAT compiler from Ada Core Technologies allowed a seamless and fluid transition from Linux to an Ada 95 system.
  • I am a counter-example to Dennis Ludwig's statement ‘I have yet to meet an Ada basher who really knows the language.’
  • For each of seven focal teams, we used an Ada program on a PC to generate 999 random permutations of rearranged songs and calculated the mean IFM for these artificial samples.

Origin

1980s: from the name of Ada Lovelace (see Lovelace, Ada).

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