ACK


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ACK

(computer science)

ACK

(character)
/ak/ The mnemonic for the ACKnowledge character, ASCII code 6.

ACK

(communications)
A message transmitted to indicate that some data has been received correctly. Typically, if the sender does not receive the ACK message after some predetermined time, or receives a NAK, the original data will be sent again.

ACK

(ACKnowledgment code) The communications code sent from a receiving station to a transmitting station to indicate that it is ready to accept data. It is also used to acknowledge the error-free receipt of transmitted data. Contrast with NAK.
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