a three-toed sloth, Bradypus tridactylus, inhabiting forests of southern Venezuela, the Guianas, and northern Brazil, having a diet apparently restricted to the leaves of the trumpet-tree, and sounding a high-pitched cry when disturbed.
(used as an utterance of pity, pain, anguish, etc.)
On Jan. 11, ai was startled to learn authorities were razing his studio in Shanghai, weeks before the slated demolition date.
Ai Weiwei: Victim of China’s ‘Jasmine’ Paranoia Melinda Liu April 5, 2011
With characteristic wit, ai turned the joke back on his captors.
China Rejects Ai Weiwei’s $2.4 Million Tax Appeal Dan Levin September 26, 2012
“Girl, it ain’t no less exciting,” Weaver tells me as table mates egg her on.
Obama’s Unsung Army of Backstage Volunteers at the Inaugural Balls Lauren Ashburn January 21, 2013
He called him a mean word in that there book I ain’t actually read!
Reza Aslan’s Sweet Revenge Winston Ross July 30, 2013
But then again, they didn’t really have ai, surrogacy and cloning to contend with back then, did they?
What If A Gay King or Queen Has Children from a Same-Sex Marriage? Tom Sykes March 13, 2013
I says to myself, I can’t prevent her, ain’t it best for me to help her?
A Summer’s Outing Carter H. Harrison
“They ain’t got to makin’ calendars yet with the rainy day marked on ’em,” he would say.
The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
I ain’t fit to run this shebang, so we need you, and need you bad.
The Boys of Columbia High on the Gridiron Graham B. Forbes
I’m forty-two and not so much of a fool that I ain’t a little bit of a physician.
The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
You ain’t got much to talk about, with a stummick like yours.
Mrs. Bindle Hebert Jenkins
noun (pl) ais
the three-toed sloth See sloth (sense 1)
Abbreviation of artificial insemination
Abbreviation of artificial intelligence
The country code for Anguilla.
ruins. (1.) One of the royal cities of the Canaanites (Josh. 10:1; Gen. 12:8; 13:3). It was the scene of Joshua’s defeat, and afterwards of his victory. It was the second Canaanite city taken by Israel (Josh. 7:2-5; 8:1-29). It lay rebuilt and inhibited by the Benjamites (Ezra 2:28; Neh. 7:32; 11:31). It lay to the east of Bethel, “beside Beth-aven.” The spot which is most probably the site of this ancient city is Haiyan, 2 miles east from Bethel. It lay up the Wady Suweinit, a steep, rugged valley, extending from the Jordan valley to Bethel. (2.) A city in the Ammonite territory (Jer. 49:3). Some have thought that the proper reading of the word is Ar (Isa. 15:1).
- Ai international
ai international company One of distributors of Prolog++, subsumed by Customer Engagement Company before December 1998. (1998-12-13)
- Ai koan
ai koan humour /A-I koh’an/ One of a series of pastiches of Zen teaching riddles created by Danny Hillis at the MIT AI Lab around various major figures of the Lab’s culture. See also ha ha only serious, mu. In reading these, it is at least useful to know that Marvin Minsky, Gerald Sussman, and […]
ai-complete artificial intelligence, jargon /A-I k*m-pleet’/ (MIT, Stanford: by analogy with “NP-complete”) A term used to describe problems or subproblems in artificial intelligence, to indicate that the solution presupposes a solution to the “strong AI problem” (that is, the synthesis of a human-level intelligence). A problem that is AI-complete is, in other words, just too […]
American Institute of Architects. American Insurance Association. Contemporary Examples AIG generated enough cash from these sales—mostly from the sale of aia—to pay off tens of billions in debt to the Fed. Surprise—We Made $23 Billion Off AIG! Daniel Gross December 10, 2012 It staged an initial public offering of aia, a very solid business in […]