from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that adds, especially a computational device that performs arithmetic addition.
- n. See viper.
- n. Any of several nonvenomous snakes, such as the milk snake of North America, popularly believed to be harmful.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A snake.
- n. A name loosely applied to various snakes more or less resembling the viper; a viper.
- n. A small venomous serpent of the genus Vipera. The common European adder is the Vipera berus. The puff adders of Africa are species of the genus Oecobius.
- n. Any of several small nonvenomous snakes resembling the adder, such as the milk snake.
- n. The sea-stickleback or adder-fish.
- n. Someone who or something which performs arithmetic addition.
- n. Something which adds or increases.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, adds; esp., a machine for adding numbers.
- n. A serpent.
- n. A small venomous serpent of the genus Vipera. The common European adder is the Vipera berus or Pelias berus. The puff adders of Africa are species of Clotho.
- n. In America, the term is commonly applied to several harmless snakes, as the milk adder, puffing adder, etc.
- n. Same as Sea Adder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The popular English name of the viper, Vipera communis, now Pelias berus, a common venomous serpent of Europe (and the only poisonous British reptile), belonging to the family Viperidæ, of the suborder Solenoglypha, of the order Ophidia.
- n. A name loosely applied to various snakes more or less resembling the viper, Pelias berus: as
- n. The sea-stickleback or adder-fish. See adder-fish.
- n. One who adds.
- n. An instrument for performing addition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a machine that adds numbers
- n. a person who adds numbers
- n. small terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasia
The puff adder is a short, thick viper that is responsible for more bites than any other serpent in Africa.
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One of them played with a litter of young hares; another ran a race with some young crows, which had hopped from their nest before they were really ready; a third caught up an adder from the ground and wound it around his neck and arm.
The word adder occurs five times in the text of the Authorized
Add-er-all makes you a human calculator; "addict" is in there, also "adder" -- you become a regular viper . . . anyway, it sounds like bipolar people's description of mania.
So soon therefore as they saw my face they ran again into the mouth of their dam, whom I killed, and then found each of them shrouded in a distinct cell or pannicle in her belly, much like unto a soft white jelly, which maketh me to be of the opinion that our adder is the viper indeed.
As I brought it into the light, I saw that it was a black variety of the puff adder, which is among the most poisonous serpents of Africa.
This means that a simple "adder", a logic array that adds two integers together, will no longer have just the logic needed to perform the addition, but a significant amount of additional logic to perform a simultaneous ECC for the entire operation.