ai

1
[ah-ee]

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
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Related Words for ais

robotics, AI

Examples from the Web for ais

Contemporary Examples of ais

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Historical Examples of ais


British Dictionary definitions for ais

AIS

abbreviation for

Australian Institute of Sport

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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ais in Medicine

AI

abbr.

artificial insemination
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ais in Science

AI

Abbreviation of artificial insemination
Abbreviation of artificial intelligence
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