Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 21:38
See also: ACK and

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Arbitrary formation.

NounEdit

ack (plural acks)

  1. (military, now historical) The letter A as used in signalling and other types of communications.
    • 1929, Frederic Manning, The Middle Parts of Fortune, Vintage 2014, p. 173:
      They had to begin at the beginning: learning the Morse code, flag-wagging, a succession of acks, and practice on the buzzer.
  2. (data communications) acknowledgment signal
Alternative formsEdit
  • (data communications): ACK
AntonymsEdit

InterjectionEdit

ack

  1. (radio communications) acknowledged
Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Imitative.

InterjectionEdit

ack

  1. Expressing distaste, alarm, or trepidation.

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

ack

  1. alas, oh (exclamation of sorrow, etc.)

See alsoEdit

NounEdit

ack c

  1. (electronics, slang) an electric accumulator; Contraction of ackumulator.

DeclensionEdit