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ace

1. Tennis a winning serve that the opponent fails to reach
2. Golf chiefly US a hole in one

ACE

Abbrev. for Advanced Composition Explorer.

Ace

 

a pilot of a fighter airplane who is an outstanding master of air combat and who has shot down many enemy airplanes. In World War I, pilots who shot down five or more planes each were called aces. In the Great Patriotic War (1941–45) more than 150 Soviet pilots shot down from 20 to 50 hostile aircraft each; A. I. Pokryshkin and I. N. Kozhedub, both awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union three times, shot down 59 and 62 enemy airplanes respectively. In the Soviet Air Force, pilots who have mastered to perfection the art of piloting and air fighting are sometimes also called aces.

ACE

Abbr. for “Architects Council of Europe.”

ace

Generally, a pilot with confirmed kills of five or more aircraft.

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(Advanced Computing Environment) An open standard based on Unix and Windows NT introduced in 1991 by MIPS Computer Systems and others. Although later disbanded, its purpose was to provide users a migration path from x86 PCs to MIPS RISC machines.
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And then Ace sank suddenly into thick mud to his belly, and Ajor and I were thrown far over his head.
Each was tall and straight and wonderfully muscled; yet they differed as Ace might differ from a perfect specimen of another species.
They cut saplings from the forest and laid a road into the swamp before they could get us all out, and then we marched back to the city of Jor the Galu chief, and there was great rejoicing when Ajor came home again mounted upon the glossy back of the stallion Ace.
Nobs stuck close to Bowen; but Ace and Ajor and I went out upon many long rides through the beautiful north Galu country.
Ace takes the Consul's riding whip from him and whacks him on his rear.
Small schools often don't have the resources to purchase software and hardware -- or hire in-house staff -- to easily perform their essential student-management and business-related functions," said Mike Uhrin, ACE president, who founded the company in 1977 after a 16-year career as a school administrator.
We've already met Ace; he has retrieved a kidnapped dog for a gorgeous female client who offers Ace sexual favors as an expression of gratitude in a tongue-in-cheek (no pun intended) opening episode.
The ACE product's flexibility and power enable us to effectively schedule each school independently.
As a result of a basic generation service (BGS) auction in New Jersey this past February, ACE procured 1,900 MW of capacity (or approximately 80% of its projected load) from four separate suppliers at a price of 5.
In keeping with its commitment to provide a complete solution to compiler developers, ACE Associated Compiler Experts bv announced today that it will offer its DWARF extensions for DSP-C debugging to the public free of charge.