Ada

1 of 2

noun

: a structured computer programming language

ADA

2 of 2

abbreviation

1
American Dental Association
2
American Diabetes Association
3
American Dietetic Association
4
Americans for Democratic Action
5
average daily attendance
6
Americans with Disabilities Act
7
assistant district attorney

Word History

Etymology

Noun

from Ada, a trademark, from Augusta Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace †1852 English mathematician

First Known Use

Noun

1979, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ada was in 1979

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Cite this Entry

“Ada.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ada. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

ADA

abbreviation
1
adenosine deaminase
2
American Dental Association
3
American Diabetes Association
4
American Dietetic Association
5
Americans with Disabilities Act

Legal Definition

Geographical Definition

Ada

geographical name

city in south central Oklahoma population 16,810

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