adder definition

  • noun:
    • one which adds, specifically a computational device that does arithmetic inclusion.
    • See viper.
    • some of a number of nonvenomous snakes, like the milk serpent of united states, popularly believed to be harmful.
    • A snake.
    • A name loosely put on numerous snakes just about resembling the viper; a viper.
    • A small venomous serpent associated with genus Vipera. The typical European adder may be the Vipera berus. The puff adders of Africa tend to be types of the genus Oecobius.
    • Any of several tiny nonvenomous snakes resembling the adder, such as the milk snake.
    • The sea-stickleback or adder-fish.
    • an individual who or something which carries out arithmetic inclusion.
    • something adds or increases.
    • a person who, or what, adds; esp., a machine for adding figures.
    • A serpent.
    • a tiny venomous serpent of this genus Vipera. The normal European adder could be the Vipera berus or Pelias berus. The puff adders of Africa are species of Clotho.
    • In America, the word is usually applied to a few benign snakes, once the milk adder, puffing adder, etc.
    • Identical To Water Adder.
    • the favorite English title regarding the viper, Vipera communis, now Pelias berus, a standard venomous serpent of European countries (additionally the only poisonous British reptile), from the household Viperid√¶, of this suborder Solenoglypha, of the order Ophidia.
    • A name loosely applied to different snakes almost resembling the viper, Pelias berus: as
    • The sea-stickleback or adder-fish. See adder-fish.
    • One who adds.
    • An instrument for performing addition.
    • a machine that adds numbers
    • an individual who adds numbers
    • little terrestrial viper typical in north Eurasia

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