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1.3 Definitions

{AI95-00415-01} {italics (terms introduced or defined)} Terms are defined throughout this International Standard, indicated by italic type. Terms explicitly defined in this International Standard are not to be presumed to refer implicitly to similar terms defined elsewhere. Mathematical terms not defined in this International Standard are to be interpreted according to the CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition. Other terms Terms not defined in this International Standard are to be interpreted according to the Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language. Informal descriptions of some terms are also given in Annex N, “Glossary”.
Discussion: The index contains an entry for every defined term.
{AI95-00415-01} The contents of the CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition can be accessed on The ISBN number of the book is ISBN 1584883472. 
Glossary entry: Each term defined in Annex N is marked like this. 
Discussion: Here are some AARM-only definitions: {Ada Rapporteur Group (ARG)} {ARG} The Ada Rapporteur Group (ARG) interprets the Ada Reference Manual RM83. {Ada Issue (AI)} {AI} An Ada Issue (AI) is a numbered ruling from the ARG. Ada Issues created for Ada 83 are denoted as "AI83", while Ada Issues created for Ada 95 are denoted as "AI95" in this document. {Ada Commentary Integration Document (ACID)} {ACID} The Ada Commentary Integration Document (ACID) is an edition of the Ada 83 RM RM83 in which clearly marked insertions and deletions indicate the effect of integrating the approved AIs. {Uniformity Rapporteur Group (URG)} {URG} The Uniformity Rapporteur Group (URG) issued issues recommendations intended to increase uniformity across Ada implementations. The functions of the URG have been assumed by the ARG. {Uniformity Issue (UI)} {UI} A Uniformity Issue (UI) was is a numbered recommendation from the URG. A Defect Report and Response is an official query to WG9 about an error in the standard. Defect Reports are processed by the ARG, and are referenced here by their ISO numbers: 8652/nnnn. Most changes to the Ada 95 standard include reference(s) to the Defect Report(s) that prompted the change. {ACVC (Ada Compiler Validation Capability) [partial]} {Ada Compiler Validation Capability (ACVC) [partial]} {ACATS (Ada Conformity Assessment Test Suite) [partial]} {Ada Conformity Assessment Test Suite (ACATS) [partial]} The Ada Conformity Assessment Test Suite (ACATS) is a set of tests intended to check the conformity of Ada implementations to this standard. This set of tests was previously known as the Ada Compiler Validation Capability (ACVC).

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