a river in SW France, flowing N from the Pyrenees and then W to the Bay of Biscay. 210 miles (338 km) long.
. a town in N Ethiopia: Italians defeated 1896. Historical Examples We were frequently delayed by demands from local chiefs for toll dues, and did not arrive at Adowa till December 6. The World’s Greatest Books, Volume 19 Various Mansfield Parkyns, in his very entertaining book on Abyssinia, gives an account of the silversmiths at […]
1 . Historical Examples A moment more and the measured stroke of a paddle betrayed the passage of the stout Red Man adown the stream. Graham’s Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 1 July 1848 Various As Nathos and Deirdre played, of a sudden was a cry heard from adown the shore. Celtic Tales Louey Chisholm How […]
; napping: a cat adoze by the fireside. Historical Examples Cricket was about the one thing he really cared for; as a chemistry specialist he spent most of his day adoze in the laboratory. The Loom of Youth Alec Waugh
Also called adenosine diphosphate, adenosinediphosphoric acid. Biochemistry. an ester of adenosine and pyrophosphoric acid, C 10 H 12 N 5 O 3 H 3 P 2 O 7 , derived from ATP, and serving to transfer energy during glycolysis. automatic data processing: the processing of data by computers or related devices, using techniques that reduce […]