ACK

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ACK

  1. (international standards, aviation) IATA airport code for Nantucket Memorial Airport, which serves Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States.

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ACK (plural ACKs)

  1. (networking) An acknowledgement either of a packet or a message received from a network.

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ACK (third-person singular simple present ACKs, present participle ACKing, simple past and past participle ACKed)

  1. (networking) To acknowledge a packet or a message received from a network.
    • 2005, Michael Welzl, Network Congestion Control: Managing Internet Traffic (page 150)
      Yet, with full ECN nonce functionality and totally unreliable behaviour, ACKing individual packets only would require the receiver to maintain state that could theoretically grow without bounds.

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  • roger (radio telecommunications):

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