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  • 1 Adder — Technology Тип Частная компания Год основания 1984 Расположение …

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  • 2 Adder — may refer to:Snakes: * Any venomous snake. * Vipera berus , a.k.a. the common European adder, a venomous viper found in Europe and northern Asia. * Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen , a.k.a. the northern copperhead, a venomous viper found in the… …

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  • 3 Adder — Ad der, n. [OE. addere, naddere, eddre, AS. n[ae]dre, adder, snake; akin to OS. nadra, OHG. natra, natara, Ger. natter, Goth. nadrs, Icel. na[eth]r, masc., na[eth]ra, fem.: cf. W. neidr, Gorn. naddyr, Ir. nathair, L. natrix, water snake. An adder …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 adder — (n.) O.E. næddre a snake, serpent, viper, from W.Gmc. *nædro a snake (Cf. O.N. naðra, M.Du. nadre, O.H.G. natra, Ger. Natter, Goth. nadrs), from PIE root *netr (Cf. L. natrix water snake, probably by folk association with nare …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 adder — ► NOUN ▪ a venomous snake with a dark zigzag pattern on its back. ORIGIN Old English nædre «serpent, adder»; the initial n was lost by wrong division of a naddre …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 adder — adder1 [ad′ər] n. 1. one who adds ☆ 2. an adding machine 3. a computer circuit that performs addition adder2 [ad′ər] n. [ME < nadder (by faulty separation of a nadder) < OE nædre < IE base * nətr, *nētr > L natrix, watersnake] …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Adder — Add er, n. [See {Add}.] One who, or that which, adds; esp., a machine for adding numbers. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Adder — Adder, ist Pelias berus, s. u. Vipern …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Adder — Adder, soviel wie Kreuzotter …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 adder — adder1 /ad euhr/, n. 1. the common European viper, Vipera berus. 2. any of various other venomous or harmless snakes resembling the viper. [bef. 950; late ME; r. ME nadder (a nadder becoming an adder by misdivision; cf. APRON), OE naeddre; c. OS… …

    Universalium

  • 11 adder — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. puff adder, viper. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. viper, asp, snake. Adders include: European, spotted, puff adder, hognose snake, dwarf puff, night adder, milk adder, milk snake; see also snake …

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  • 12 adder — adder1 noun a small venomous snake which has a dark zigzag pattern on its back and bears live young. [Vipera berus.] ↘used in names of similar or related snakes, e.g. death adder, puff adder. Word History Adder comes from the Old English word… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 adder — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration (by false division of a naddre) of naddre, from Old English nǣdre; akin to Old High German nātara adder, Latin natrix water snake Date: 14th century 1. the common venomous viper (Vipera berus) of… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 adder — noun /ˈæd.ɚ/ a) 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. They sought out cost adders with an eye toward eliminating them.… …

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  • 15 adder — ad|der [ˈædə US ər] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: a nadder, mistaken for an adder; nadder adder (11 17 centuries) from Old English nAddre] a type of poisonous snake …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 adder — [OE] In Old English, the term for a snake (any snake, not just an adder) was nǣddre; there are or were related forms in many other European languages, such as Latin natrix, Welsh neidr, and German natter (but there does not seem to be any… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 17 adder — UK [ˈædə(r)] / US [ˈædər] noun [countable] Word forms adder : singular adder plural adders 1) a poisonous snake that lives in Europe 2) a harmless snake that lives in North America …

    English dictionary

  • 18 adder — [OE] In Old English, the term for a snake (any snake, not just an adder) was nǣddre; there are or were related forms in many other European languages, such as Latin natrix, Welsh neidr, and German natter (but there does not seem to be any… …

    Word origins

  • 19 Adder — Her. When used heraldically, adder referred to any kind of snake, for which serpent was a synonym; asps were also named in this context. Visually there was no difference except for the *tincture …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 20 Adder — Ad|der [ ædə] der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. adder zu to add »hinzufügen«, dies aus lat. addere, vgl. ↑addieren> elektronische Schaltung, in der die Summe aller eingehenden Signale gebildet wird …

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