See also: ACK, 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
Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

ack

  1. (radio communications) acknowledged

Etymology 2Edit

Imitative.

InterjectionEdit

ack

  1. Expressing distaste, alarm, or trepidation.

AnagramsEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish akh, from Middle Low German ach (an unhappy interjection).

InterjectionEdit

ack

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

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of ackumulator.

NounEdit

ack c

  1. (electronics, slang) an electric accumulator.
DeclensionEdit
Declension of ack 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ack acken ackar ackarna
Genitive acks ackens ackars ackarnas
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