ACE

(redirected from ace of clubs)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

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.

ACE

(1)

ACE

(2)

ACE

(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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The trick words on any card chosen even though some cards, like the Ace of Clubs, spell with 10 letters, and other cards, such as the Queen of Diamonds, spell with 15 letters
Martin Tibbetts failed to find his usual consistent high scores and Chris Stokes took full advantage, grabbing a 2-0 win to put the Ace of Clubs 3-2 ahead.
For example, the British art historian Christopher Wright, who had initially challenged the authenticity of the Kimbell's Cheat with the Ace of Clubs by Georges de La Tour changed his opinion following the restoration detailed in the case study below.
And there's the Ace of Clubs House, which is managed by the Texarkana Museum System.
In the downtown area alone there are clubs ranging from Mere Bulles, which features jazz and blues, to the Ace of Clubs, which features rock, to the Station Inn, which may be the best bluegrass venue in the nation.
For alternative fare, The Grand offers great rhythm and blues, while at the Ace of Clubs you can dance to a pop music beat.
It's just five minutes away from Four States Fairgrounds, the historical Ace of Clubs House, the Perot Theatre, and the Texarkana Museum.
Beware of gambling, wine and woman of the night: such is the message delivered by this month's Art Print, Georges de la Tour's The Cheat with the Ace of Clubs.
com showcase stage Saturday October 23rd at the CMJ 2010 Music Marathon & Film Festival in NYC at the famed Ace of Clubs venue.
Although poker seems a game of millions of combinations there are only 169 starting hands once you ignore suits - the ace of diamonds and jack of spades is the same starting hand as ace of clubs and jack of hearts.
The cards, dubbed the "deck of death", are thought to show the toppled Iraqi dictator as the Ace of Spades and his son Qusay as the Ace of Clubs.