ai

1
[ah-ee]
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noun, plural a·is [ah-eez] /ˈɑ iz/.

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.

Origin of ai

1
1685–95; < Portuguese < Tupi

ai

2
[ahy]

interjection

(used as an utterance of pity, pain, anguish, etc.)

AI

or A.I.

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Related Words for ai

robotics

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Contemporary Examples of ai

Historical Examples of ai

  • I'm forty-two and not so much of a fool that I ain't a little bit of a physician.

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  • It's a pity you ain't got some one to shut down on you that way.

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  • That's the way with these shrimps; they ain't good fur anything else.

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  • "They ain't got to makin' calendars yet with the rainy day marked on 'em," he would say.

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  • She has got a brother, but he don't amount to shucks—he ain't much more'n a three-spot.

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British Dictionary definitions for ai

ai

1

noun plural ais

the three-toed slothSee sloth (def. 1)

Word Origin for ai

C17: from Portuguese, from Tupi

ai

2

the internet domain name for

Anguilla

AI

abbreviation for

artificial insemination
artificial intelligence
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ai in Medicine

AI

abbr.

artificial insemination
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ai in Science

AI

Abbreviation of artificial insemination
Abbreviation of artificial intelligence
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