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Definition of the noun adder

What does adder mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adders

  1. a person who adds numbers
  2. a machine that adds numbers
  3. small terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasia
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Vipera berus
    • synonym of adder: common viper
    • more generic word: viper = venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw
    • member of: genus Vipera / Vipera = type genus of the Viperidae

Alternative definition of the noun adder


  1. [obsolete] A snake.
  2. [British] A small venomous serpent of the genus Vipera. The common European adder is the Vipera (or Pelias) berus. The puff adders of Africa are species of the genus Clotho.
  3. [US, Canada] Any of several small nonvenomous snakes resembling the adder, such as the milk snake.
  4. Someone who or something which performs arithmetic addition.
  5. Something which adds or increases.


Adder is a fictional character from the novel series The Animals of Farthing Wood, written by Colin Dann. He appeared in all of the sequels in the series. Adder also made appearances in the animated children's television series The Animals of Farthing Wood based upon the books. Adder is, as her name suggests, an adder.


"Adder" is a musical EP of Murlo.

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Adder: In electronics, an adder or summer is a digital circuit that performs addition of numbers. In many computers and other kinds of processors, adders are used not only in the arithmetic logic unit, but also in other parts of the processor, where they are used to calculate addresses, table indices, and similar operations.

Phrases with Adder

Phrases starting with the word Adder:

  1. adder fly
  2. adder's fern
  3. adder's-mouth
  4. adder's tongue
  5. adder's-tongue
  6. adder's tongue fern
  7. Adder's-Mouth Orchid

Phrases ending with the word Adder:

  1. Full Adder
  2. Half Adder
  3. milk adder
  4. puff adder
  5. death adder
  6. banded adder
  7. checkered adder
  8. Common death adder

Other phrases containing the word Adder:

  1. green adder's mouth
  2. Large Adder's-Tongue
  3. Least Adder's-Tongue
  4. Netted Adder's-Tongue
  5. yellow adder's tongue

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Google preview2nd Workshop on Libraries, Component Modeling, and Quality Assurance (1997)

by Universidad de Cantabria

The Hybrid CSA adder is a n-bits adder which is composed as follows: in the cell, the sum outputs are generated by a n-bit carry ripple adder structure. However, the...

Google previewBasic Electronics (2010)

by De Debashis

Half adder Half adder is a combinational logic circuit, which is used to add two bits and generate output as sum (S) and...

Google previewTemplets and the Explanation of Complex Patterns (1986)

by Michael J. Katz

When the matching matrices are the variables, the templet is the crystalline monad and the parallel adder is a filter; when the templet is the variable, the matching matrices are the monads and the parallel adder is a decomposition automaton.

Google previewAn Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata (2001)

by Peter Linz

A binary adder is an integral part of any...

Google previewComputer Organization and Design MIPS Edition (2013)

The Hardware/Software Interface by David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy

The adder is an ALU wired to always add its two 32-bit inputs and place the sum on its output. which were ...

Google previewU.S. Army Survival Manual (2011)

by Peter T. Underwood

Characteristics: the puff adder is the second largest of the dangerous vipers. It is one of the most common snakes in Africa. It is largely nocturnal, hunting at night and seeking shelter during the day's heat. It is not shy when approached. It draws ...

Google previewCentral European Functional Programming School (2015)

5th Summer School, CEFP 2013, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, July 8-20, 2013, Revised Selected Papers by Viktória Zsók, Zoltán Horváth, Lehel Csató

A Ripple-Carry Adder. The ripple-carry adder is a standard way to add integer numbers, ...

Google previewGlobal Climate Change and U.S. Law (2007)

by Michael Gerrard

The risk adder is an analytic tool only, changing the relative costs of resource options when compared against each other.

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Computer Science (2004)

by Edwin D. Reilly

A ripple-carry adder for two »-bit binary numbers is formed by connecting n full ...

Google previewThe Sporting Dictionary and Rural Repository of General Information Upon Every Subject Appertaining to the Sports of the Field (1803)

by William Taplin

ADDER STUNG, — a term indiscriminately applied to the bites or stings of venomous animals and insects without distinction; and this probably arofe from the frequent discovery of such accidents, without being able to ascertain the cause, ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences by George Crabb

ADDER (Zo.) the name of a small poisonous serpent, with plates, on the belly, and scales under the tail, greatly resembling the viper Coluber verus of Linnaeus, which inhabits Europe, ...

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Quotes about Adder

An adder with its poisonous fangs taken out is nothing more than a piece of rope.
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Scrabble value of A1D2D2E1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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