to improvise all or part of (a speech, a piece of music, etc.):
to ad-lib one’s lines.
to act, speak, etc., without preparation:
Throughout the play he had to ad-lib constantly.
ad-lib remarks to hecklers.
verb -libs, -libbing, -libbed
to improvise and deliver without preparation (a speech, musical performance, etc)
adjective (ad lib when predicative)
without restraint; freely
(music) short for ad libitum
an improvised performance, often humorous
adlog language A language which adds a Prolog layer to Ada. [“AdLog, An Ada Components Set to Add Logic to Ada”, G. Pitette, Proc Ada-Europe Intl Conf Munich, June 1988]. (1995-03-21)
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one of the cities that was destroyed along with Sodom and Gomorrah. Deut. 29:23. Historical Examples Just opposite were probably to be found the ancient cities of Admah and Zeboim. Biblical Geography and History Charles Foster Kent Admah means red earth, a description which would hardly apply to the ground near the Dead Sea. Tent […]
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