a sturdy armchair for outdoor use, made of wide wooden slats, with a sloping back and a seat often slanting down toward it.
- Adirondack mountains
a mountain range in NE New York: a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Highest peak, Mt. Marcy, 5344 feet (1629 meters). Historical Examples In 1887 he came again with the hope that a dry winter in the Adirondack Mountains would stand off the hand of Death. A Child’s Garden of Verses Robert Louis Stevenson In […]
an entrance or a passage. Also called entry. Mining. a nearly horizontal passage leading into a mine. an approach or access. Historical Examples Clear away obstacles and open the adit to profitable working? The Great Miss Driver Anthony Hope Not likely; but we can get down to the water and go along the adit. Menhardoc […]
aditi database, project The Aditi Deductive Database System. A multi-user deductive database system from the Machine Intelligence Project at the University of Melbourne. It supports base relations defined by facts (relations in the sense of relational databases) and derived relations defined by rules that specify how to compute new information from old information. Both base […]
one of the Vedic gods, the sons of Aditi. Historical Examples Real estate was not sold on Aditya, any more than slaves were. A Slave is a Slave Henry Beam Piper It seems that they are reforming the educational system on Aditya. Ministry of Disturbance Henry Beam Piper One should next go, O king, to […]
aditus aditus ad·i·tus (ād’ĭ-təs) n. pl. aditus An entrance to a cavity or channel. Historical Examples The end of the tubing is pushed into the entrance of the aditus. A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4) Various As the aditus is approached, the strokes of the chisel must be very gentle. A System […]