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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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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.
West leads the king of hearts, next the ace of diamonds, then a low trump.
Whitey's fellow aces are Ace of Clubs Michael Alfonso, 34, an Illinois man who the FBI say is a violent serial killer; Ace of Hearts Glen Stewart Godwin, 49, a murderer; and Ace of Diamonds Hopeton Eric Brown, 30, wanted by Interpol for drug-related killings.
The ace of diamonds was taken, a spade ruffed in dummy and the ace of clubs was followed by a club ruff.
A distant cousin of Saddam, Mahmud is also the ace of diamonds on the US deck of cards portraying regime leaders.
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Alexander Lukashenko himself is shown on all four ace cards to represent his control over all aspects of life, government, and any endeavour in Belarus: as the Commander-in-Chief on the ace of clubs, as the great scientist on the ace of spades, as the great banker and financier on the ace of diamonds, and as the great agricultural reformer and administrator on the ace of hearts.
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If West shifts to a trump, South takes the king and queen and forces out the ace of diamonds.
In second was another Cardi, Janet Thomas of Tregroes with Little Amber and Ace of Diamonds (Jones, Lampeter) was third.
At that point the only hand he could have that I wouldn't be a huge favourite against was Ace of diamonds, King of diamonds, but I thought it was probably more likely that he was trap-checking with Ace Ace King King, as I would have expected him to do a continuation bet on that sort of flop even if he missed it.