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 for Ada
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ADA
      n 1: 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" [syn: adenosine deaminase, ADA]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  ADA
         Automatic Data Acquisitions
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Ada
  
      (After Ada Lovelace) A Pascal-descended
     language, designed by Jean Ichbiah's team at CII Honeywell
     in 1979, made mandatory for Department of Defense software
     projects by the Pentagon.  The original language was
     standardised as "Ada 83", the latest is "{Ada 95".
  
     Ada is a large, complex, block-structured language aimed
     primarily at embedded applications.  It has facilities for
     real-time response, concurrency, hardware access and
     reliable run-time error handling.  In support of large-scale
     software engineering, it emphasises strong typing, data
     abstraction and encapsulation.  The type system uses name
     equivalence and includes both subtypes and derived types.
     Both fixed and floating-point numerical types are supported.
  
     Control flow is fully bracketed: if-then-elsif-end if,
     case-is-when-end case, loop-exit-end loop, goto.  Subprogram
     parameters are in, out, or inout.  Variables imported from
     other packages may be hidden or directly visible.  Operators
     may be overloaded and so may enumeration literals.  There
     are user-defined exceptions and exception handlers.
  
     An Ada program consists of a set of packages encapsulating
     data objects and their related operations.  A package has a
     separately compilable body and interface.  Ada permits
     generic packages and subroutines, possibly parametrised.
  
     Ada support single inheritance, using "tagged types" which
     are types that can be extended via inheritance.
  
     Ada programming places a heavy emphasis on multitasking.
     Tasks are synchronised by the rendezvous, in which a task
     waits for one of its subroutines to be executed by another.
     The conditional entry makes it possible for a task to test
     whether an entry is ready.  The selective wait waits for
     either of two entries or waits for a limited time.
  
     Ada is often criticised, especially for its size and
     complexity, and this is attributed to its having been designed
     by committee.  In fact, both Ada 83 and Ada 95 were designed
     by small design teams to be internally consistent and tightly
     integrated.  By contrast, two possible competitors, Fortran
     90 and C++ have both become products designed by large and
     disparate volunteer committees.
  
     See also Ada/Ed, Toy/Ada.
  
     Home of the Brave Ada Programmers
     http://lglwww.epfl.ch/Ada/)">(http://lglwww.epfl.ch/Ada/).  Ada FAQs
     http://lglwww.epfl.ch/Ada/FAQ/)">(http://lglwww.epfl.ch/Ada/FAQ/) (hypertext), text only
     ftp://lglftp.epfl.ch/pub/Ada/FAQ)">(ftp://lglftp.epfl.ch/pub/Ada/FAQ).
  
     http://wuarchive.wustl.edu/languages/ada/)">(http://wuarchive.wustl.edu/languages/ada/),
     ftp://ajpo.sei.cmu.edu/)">(ftp://ajpo.sei.cmu.edu/),
     ftp://stars.rosslyn.unisys.com/pub/ACE_8.0)">(ftp://stars.rosslyn.unisys.com/pub/ACE_8.0).
  
     E-mail: .
  
     Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.lang.ada.
  
     ftp://primost.cs.wisc.edu/)">An Ada grammar (ftp://primost.cs.wisc.edu/) including a lex
     scanner and yacc parser is available.  E-mail:
     .
  
     Another yacc grammar and parser for Ada by Herman Fischer
     GRAM2.SRC">ftp://wsmr-simtel20.army.mil/PD2:GRAM2.SRC)">(ftp://wsmr-simtel20.army.mil/PD2:GRAM2.SRC).
  
     An LR parser and pretty-printer for Ada from NASA is
     available from the Ada Software Repository.
  
     Adamakegen generates makefiles for Ada programs.
  
     ["Reference Manual for the Ada Programming Language", ANSI/MIL
     STD 1815A, US DoD (Jan 1983)].  Earlier draft versions
     appeared in July 1980 and July 1982.  ISO 1987.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (2000-08-12)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Ada -- U.S. County in Idaho
     Population (2000):    300904
     Housing Units (2000): 118516
     Land area (2000):     1054.990995 sq. miles (2732.414018 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    5.336939 sq. miles (13.822607 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1060.327934 sq. miles (2746.236625 sq. km)
     Located within:       Idaho (ID), FIPS 16
     Location:             43.560300 N, 116.280069 W
     Headwords:
      Ada
      Ada, ID
      Ada County
      Ada County, ID
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Ada, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
     Population (2000):    5582
     Housing Units (2000): 1948
     Land area (2000):     1.871428 sq. miles (4.846975 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.871428 sq. miles (4.846975 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            00198
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             40.768883 N, 83.822298 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     45810
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Ada, OH
      Ada
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Ada, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    15691
     Housing Units (2000): 7472
     Land area (2000):     15.701331 sq. miles (40.666259 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.071505 sq. miles (0.185198 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    15.772836 sq. miles (40.851457 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            00200
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             34.763661 N, 96.668214 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     74820
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Ada, OK
      Ada
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Ada, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    1657
     Housing Units (2000): 835
     Land area (2000):     1.342312 sq. miles (3.476572 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.342312 sq. miles (3.476572 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            00172
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             47.298701 N, 96.515796 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Ada, MN
      Ada
  

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