Noun Adders Definition and Examples







A small venomous Eurasian snake which has a dark zigzag pattern on its back and bears live young. It is the only poisonous snake in Britain.
  1. 'The most interesting part was when the lecturer talked about a character called William Bunting, who used to catch wild adders to feed to the mongooses at London Zoo.'
  2. 'Along with the loss of heather and cottongrass, birds such as the nightjar, woodlark and stone curlew and animals including the adder, grass snake, and viviparous lizard have been put at risk.'
  3. 'The ‘horns’ of his horned adder, resembling a stunning set of false eyelashes, would have drag queens running for cover.'


A unit which adds together two input variables. A full adder can add a bit carried from another addition as well as the two inputs, whereas a half adder can only add the inputs together.
  1. 'It measures time by what Hillis calls a serial-bit adder, a highly accurate binary digital-mechanical system he invented.'
  2. 'Further, a semiconductor integrated circuit has a dither pattern generator, an adder, and an error distribution unit.'


1. the common European viper, Vipera berus.

2. any of various other venomous or harmless snakes resembling the viper.


"adderses can be in times."
"adderses can be in places."
"adderses can be in people/places/organizations."
"adderses can think things for s."
"adderses can think in/at/on months."
"adderses can think for s."
"adderses can thrive among houses."
"adderses can thrive among flyoverses."
"adderses can suck at eyes."



Old English nædre ‘serpent, adder’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch adder and German Natter. The initial n was lost in Middle English by wrong division of a naddre; compare with apron, auger, and umpire.

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