ALL meanings of adder

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  • countable noun adder In Europe and Asia, an adder is a small poisonous snake that has a black pattern on its back. In North America, a number of different poisonous and non-poisonous snakes are called adders. 3
  • noun adder a common viper, Vipera berus, that is widely distributed in Europe, including Britain, and Asia and is typically dark greyish in colour with a black zigzag pattern along the back 3
  • noun adder any of various similar venomous or nonvenomous snakes 3
  • noun adder a person or thing that adds, esp a single element of an electronic computer, the function of which is to add a single digit of each of two inputs 3
  • noun adder one who adds 3
  • noun adder an adding machine 3
  • noun adder a computer circuit that performs addition 3
  • noun adder a small, poisonous snake of Europe; common viper (Vipera berus) 3
  • noun adder any of various other snakes, as the poisonous puff adder of Africa or the harmless milk snake of North America 3
  • noun adder (obsolete) A snake. 1
  • noun adder snake: type of viper 1
  • noun adder a person or thing that adds. 1
  • noun adder (Obsolete (No longer in use)) Any snake. 0
  • noun adder A name loosely applied to various snakes more or less resembling the viper; a viper. 0
  • noun adder (chiefly Britain) 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 Bitis. 0
  • noun adder (US, Canada) Any of several small nonvenomous snakes resembling the adder, such as the milk snake. 0
  • noun adder The sea stickleback or adder-fish (Spinachia spinachia). 0
  • noun adder Someone who or something which performs arithmetic addition; a machine for adding numbers. 0
  • noun adder Something which adds or increases. 0
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