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Definition of the noun Adda

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Adda is a genus of Staphylinidae, described by Fauvel in 1900.


The Adda is a river in North Italy, a tributary of the Po. It rises in the Alps near the border with Switzerland and flows through Lake Como. The Adda joins the Po a few kilometres upstream of Cremona. It is 313 kilometres long. The highest point of the drainage basin is the summit of la Spedla, at 4,020 metres.


Who is Adda?

AdDa is a Taiwanese architect and photographer. His photographical works have been presented world wide in the Architectural Review, Dezeen and Designboom among others. AdDa has graduated from the Tamkang University Department of Architecture in 2008.

  • nationality: Taiwan
  • education: Bachelor of Architecture (Architecture) at Tamkang University, graduated in
  • profession: Architectural photographer, architect


Adda is a record label.


"Adda" is a 2013 Telugu Action film directed by G.Karthik Reddy and jointly produced by Chintalapudi Srinivasarao and A.Naga Susheela on Sri Nag Corporation banner featured Sushanth and Shanvi in the lead roles.


  1. Adda: An adda is a form of intellectual exchange among members, who were originally of the same socio-economic strata, but the process has democratized in modern times. It is most popular among the youths belonging to the so-called "middle-class intelligentsia". Although many Kolkatans boast of the city being the birthplace of adda culture, Satyajit Ray traces back the origin of the tradition to regular intellectual dialogues prevalent in Ancient Greece at the time of Socrates or Plato. Adda is a prominent leisurely activity in India and Bangladesh.
  2. ADDA: -3-Amino-9-methoxy-2,6,8-trimethyl-10-phenyldeca-4,6-dienoic acid is a non-proteinogenic amino acid found in cyanobacteria. Cyanotoxins which include the amino acid include microcystin and nodularin.
  3. addA is a gene.
  4. Adda a.k.a. adducin 1 (alpha) is a gene.
    • also known as erythrocyte adducin alpha subunit

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Google previewThe Geography of Genius (2016)

A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley by Eric Weiner

An adda is a conversation with no point, but it is not—and this is a key distinction—a pointless conversation. An adda might sound like a simple bull session.

Google previewSupreme Court on Children (2011)

by Vincent Walsh

Under these circumstances to discredit the prosecutrix for not raising an alarm while the car was passing through the bus adda is a travesty ofjustice. The court overlooked the situation in which a poor helpless minor girl had found herself in the ...

Google previewMasculinities in a Global Era (2013)

by Joseph Gelfer

Dipesh Chakrabarty explains: By many standards of judgments in modernity, adda is a flawed social practice: it is predominantly male in its modern form in public life; it is oblivious of the materiality of labor in capitalism; and middle-class ...

Google previewFrom Cyrus to Alexander (2002)

A History of the Persian Empire by Pierre Briant

The two stelas also show that non-Iranians were included among the satrapy's personnel: Adda is a Semitic name; Elnap may be of Jewish origin (but the reading of the name is uncertain): perhaps this man was part of the Jewish diaspora ...

Google previewHand-Book for Central Europe, or Guide for tourists through Belgium, Holland, the Rhine, Germany, Switzerland, and France ... Illustrated by a new and original map of Europe, etc (1847)

by Francis COGHLAN

Gemd' Adda is a large district formerly covered by the lake Gerondo, drained away by the hand of time, aided, tradition avers, by that of man. Traces of the existence of this lake are still pointed out in that part of the country most locked between ...

Google previewA Hand-Book for Italy ... including every information explanatory of the routes, mode of travelling ... Illustrated by a new and original map of Europe, etc. [With a portrait.] (1845)

Gem d' Adda is a large district formerly covered by the lake Gerondo, drained away by the hand of time, aided, tradition avers, by that of man. Traces of the existence of this lake are still pointed out in that part of the country most locked ...

Google previewPortrait and Biographical Album of Green Lake, Marquette and Waushara Counties, Wisconsin (1890)

Containing Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the Counties, Together with Portraits and Biographies of All the Presidents of the United States

Adda is the wife of Edward A. Benson, of Milwaukee; Belle, Ralph, Daisy and Gladys, the younger members of the farnily, are ...

Google previewThe Student's Reference Work (1902)

A Cyclopaedia for Teachers, Students, and Families by Chandler Belden Beach, Graeme Mercer Adam

Adda is the name given to two collections of old Scandinavian literature. The younger or prose Edda was written by the Icelander Snorri Sturluson about 1230. It is in three parts: the first a series of stories told by the god Odin to Gylfi, a Swedish ...

Google previewDictionary of the Favorlang Dialect of the Formosan Language Written in 1650 (1840)

by Gilbertus Happart

Adda, paddy; used for that production in its various stages. Numatojöarien, as it just shoots forth. Minochárgaro, as it puts forth a broad leaf. Tummaabbi- alallabach, as it has two leaflets on the side, and one on the top; a resemblance being ...

Google previewMandolin Chord Encyclopedia (2016)

Includes Over 2,660 Chords, 37 Chords in Each Key by Nathaniel Gunod, L. C. Harnsberger, Ron Manus

C6 Cmaj6 C(addA)...

addA Cm Cmin Cmi Cm6 C-6 Cm(addA) Cm(+ 6) ...

Google previewA dictionary Canarese and English (1858)

by William Reeve, Sanderson

erf adda, «. Half a fanam, seven duds. 2. an impediment, obstacle, or hindrance. 3. any thing transverse or in a cross direction. 4. fence, covering. 6. breadth, adj. transversal, crosswise, athwart, intervening, horizontal, ...

Google previewUkulele Chord Encyclopedia (2013)

by Alfred Music

C6 Cmaj6 C(addA) ...

Google previewGuitar Chord Encyclopedia (1993)

by Steve Hall

C-6/9 C-6 Caug Cdim7 C(addA) Có(addD) Cmó(+9) Cm(addA) Caug5 C7dim C(A) C9(no7) ...

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of the Middle East (2013)

by David Seddon

adDa'awa militants tried but failed to assassinate the Iraqi deputy premier, Tariq Aziz, a Christian.

After the outbreak of the IranIraq War in September 1980, adDa'awa intensified its sabotage and assassination campaign within Iraq, with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

The structure is cyclo(D-alanine1-X2-D-MeAsp3-Z4Adda5-D-glutamate6-Mdha7) , in which X and Z are variable L- amino acids, D-MeAsp3 is D-erythro-ß- methylaspartic acid, and Mdha is N-methyldehydroalanine. The amino acid Adda is (2S ...

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Small photo of Lonely tree growing in the middle of the Adda river near Imbersago, northern ItalySmall photo of Lonely tree growing in the middle of the Adda river near Imbersago, northern ItalySmall photo of The winding Adda river in Italy under a warm sunrise light with mountains in the backgroundSmall photo of view of the castle of Trezzo d'Adda and Adda RiverSmall photo of The bank of the Adda river. Lombardy, ItalySmall photo of fiume adda italiaSmall photo of view of Adda River from Trezzo d'Adda More...

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