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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
Derived termsEdit
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

EtymologyEdit

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

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

Inflection of ack 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ack acken ackar ackarna
Genitive acks ackens ackars ackarnas
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