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ace

1. Tennis a winning serve that the opponent fails to reach
2. Golf chiefly US a hole in one
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ACE

Abbrev. for Advanced Composition Explorer.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

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ACE

Abbr. for “Architects Council of Europe.”
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ace

Generally, a pilot with confirmed kills of five or more aircraft.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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ACE

(1) (Adobe Certified Expert) The award for successfully completing an examination in an Adobe application such as Photoshop, Illustrator or Dreamweaver as well as in one of Adobe's campaign and media management products (Adobe Campaign Developer, Adobe Experience Manager, etc.). Exams in more than 25 subjects are offered in numerous locations by the Pearson VUE testing organization.

(2) (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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West Chicago: The Hawks won 25-21, 25-17 behind Madison Hankins (13 assists, 8 digs, 4 kills), Samantha Martino (8 digs, 4 aces), Dakota Johnson (7 assists, 3 digs, 3 kills), and Isabella Diaz (4 kills).
However, after the Supreme Courts' orders for withdrawal of police personnel deployed with unauthorised persons, the Rawalpindi police withdrew ten personnel from the ACE police station, which, the ACE claimed, led to escape of two officials.
ACE has received considerable recognition in the industry in a very short time, had growth that could not have been projected and "...has been embraced by a community that has been looking for solutions for ages," Costonis says.
'For myself I count it the greatest privilege to have been part of ACE's team from its birth to its coming of age.
Additionally, a portion of every purchase made using the Pink ACE Elite Visa prepaid debit card is donated, at no additional expense to cardholders, from ACE and NetSpend to NBCF, up to the annual maximum of USD350,000.
At the show, which featured more than 300 vendors, hundreds of Ace products were on display, offering price points--and a product guarantee--that retailers on hand said they found appealing.
In July, the boards of Ace and Chubb approved a definitive agreement under which Ace will acquire Chubb.