Ajax

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Short for asynchronous JavaScript and XML.

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Ajax

  1. (computing) A group of techniques for creating interactive Web applications, in which applications can retrieve data from the server asynchronously in the background without interfering with the display and behavior of the existing page.
    • 2005, Jesse James Garrett, Ajax: A New Approach to Web Applications
      An Ajax application eliminates the start-stop-start-stop nature of interaction on the Web by…

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin Aiāx, from Ancient Greek Αἴας (Aias).

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Ajax

  1. (Greek mythology) Either of two heroes of the Trojan War.
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Ajax

  1. (sports) Ajax Amsterdam

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Phonetic similarity to ace jack.

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Ajax

  1. (poker slang) An ace and a jack as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em.
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Ajax

  1. A town in Ontario, Canada
  2. A ghost town in Utah