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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ace  \Ace\,  n.;  pl  {Aces}.  [OE.  as  F.  as  fr  L.  as  assis, 
  unity,  copper  coin,  the  unit  of  coinage.  Cf  {As}.] 
  1.  A  unit;  a  single  point  or  spot  on  a  card  or  die;  the  card 
  or  die  so  marked;  as  the  ace  of  diamonds. 
 
  2.  Hence:  A  very  small  quantity  or  degree;  a  particle;  an 
  atom;  a  jot. 
 
  I  'll  not  wag  an  ace  further.  --Dryden. 
 
  {To  bate  an  ace},  to  make  the  least  abatement.  [Obs.] 
 
  {Within  an  ace  of},  very  near  on  the  point  of  --W.  Irving. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ace  \Ace\,  n. 
  A  single  point  won  by  a  stroke,  as  in  handball,  rackets, 
  etc.;  in  tennis,  frequently,  a  point  won  by  a  service  stroke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ace 
  adj  :  (informal)  of  the  highest  quality;  "an  ace  reporter";  "a 
  crack  shot";  "a  first-rate  golfer";  "a  super  party"; 
  "played  top-notch  tennis";  "an  athlete  in  tiptop 
  condition";  "she  is  absolutely  tops"  [syn:  {A-one},  {crack}, 
  {first-rate},  {super},  {tiptop},  {topnotch},  {tops(p)}] 
  n  1:  the  smallest  whole  number  or  a  numeral  representing  this 
  number;  "he  has  the  one  but  will  need  a  two  and  three  to 
  go  with  it";  "they  had  lunch  at  one"  [syn:  {one},  {1},  {I}, 
  {single},  {unity}] 
  2:  one  of  four  playing  cards  in  a  deck  having  a  single  pip  on 
  its  face 
  3:  someone  who  is  very  highly  skilled  [syn:  {adept},  {sensation}, 
  {maven},  {virtuoso},  {genius},  {hotshot},  {star},  {whiz}, 
  {whizz},  {wizard},  {wiz}] 
  4:  a  serve  that  the  receiver  is  unable  to  reach 
  v  1:  pass  easily  and  do  very  well  "She  sailed  through  her 
  exams";  "You  will  pass  with  flying  colors"  [syn:  {breeze 
  through},  {pass  with  flying  colors},  {sweep  through},  {sail 
  through},  {pass  easily}] 
  2:  score  an  ace  against;  "He  aced  his  opponents" 
  3:  play  in  one  stroke;  of  holes,  in  golf 
  4:  serve  and  ace  against  (someone),  in  tennis 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  ACE 
 
  1.  {Advanced  Computing  Environment}. 
 
  2.  {Adaptive  Communication  Environment}. 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ACE 
  Access  Control  Entry  AD 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ACE 
  Advanced  Computing  Environment  (manufacturer) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ACE 
  Autonomous  Computer  Engine  WD 
 
 




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