ack

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Arbitrary formation.

Noun[edit]

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 forms[edit]
  • (data communications): ACK
Antonyms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ack

  1. (radio communications) acknowledged
Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Imitative.

Interjection[edit]

ack

  1. Expressing distaste, alarm, or trepidation.

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ack

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

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

ack c

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

Declension[edit]