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The time of largest abundance or variety of a fossil taxon; the taxon may be either general or local.


(company, jargon)
/ak'mee/ 1. A Company that Makes Everything. The canonical imaginary business. Possibly also derived from the word "acme" meaning "highest point".

2. A program for MS-DOS.

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Acme Packet(R), the leader in session border control solutions, formally unveiled today several new session border control configurations of its Net-Net product family.
Acme Media itself is considered a true pioneer and leader in the realm of domain acquisitions and sales.
Acme Solar Energy Private Limited ( ASEPL or Acme Solar ) is the Sponsor for this Project.
Prolight + Sound 2013 will be an ideal venue to meet, and do face-to-face business, with the leaders of ACME (Hall 8, Booth #G16) as well as to procure information about the latest in LED entertainment lighting and audio products.
Acme solved its space restriction problem by installing one MAC Model 5200 baler from Granutech-Saturn Systems Corp.
Acme Communications, Inc, is a division of Automated Data Systems, Inc.
This year, in an effort to educate the students in the audience before they arrive at the theater, ACME began performing scenes from the musical at school assemblies.
For convenience, Acme Foundry houses its EDAP/TETS system in a separate building, which is located outside the main foundry and below the cupola baghouse system structure.
one inch for every year that Acme has been in business.
Attending will be Acme Markets President, Craig Herkert, Senior Vice President of Operations Carl Jablonski and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising Judy Spires.
Acme Packet will demonstrate its standards-based decomposed SBC solution, which includes the Net-Net[R] Session Controller (SC) and Net-Net Border Gateway (BG).
12 /PRNewswire/ -- Acme Steel Company (Nasdaq-NNM: ACME; Toronto Stock Exchange: AMK) will increase published base prices by approximately 3.