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ace

1. Tennis a winning serve that the opponent fails to reach
2. Golf chiefly US a hole in one
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ACE

Abbrev. for Advanced Composition Explorer.
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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.”
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ace

Generally, a pilot with confirmed kills of five or more aircraft.
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(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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Tucked away in ACEs research, often toward the end of studies, is the all too common phrase that their studies are not able to discern "causal inference", meaning we don't really know if ACEs caused the bad outcome in the study, or, if it does, we don't know by how much, or even how.
Becca Robinson set 23 assists with 2 aces and 10 digs, Lauren Haefer had 11 digs, and Priya Dave and Alexis Whelpley both had 3 blocks.
Players also find it difficult to land a high percentage of first serves against a supreme returner like Federer as they are under greater pressure to land a big first delivery, so it's quite possible that Gonzalez's first serve percentage will be below the 63.5 per cent he has been averaging on his way to the final which will also mean that the aces will dry up.
This book is a truly amazing effort and is the best all-inclusive encyclopedia of American fighter aces I have seen.
Avianca lost US$150 million in 2001 and Aces posted losses of $6 million.
Neuqua Valley -- Borghesi (5 kills, 2 digs); Grove (21 kills, 1 assist, 3 digs); McGladdery (1 kill, 1 block); Schlegal (24 assists, 3 digs); Kauling (5 kills, 9 assists, 1 ace, 4 digs); Cardenas (9 kills, 1 dig); Comas (1 kill, 3 assists, 11 digs); Coyne (1 assist); Scharosch (1 ace).
There appears to be a general relationship between a player's height and the number of aces they serve.
In the short term, Avianca and Aces will concentrate on pounding out the details of their alliance.
Serving: RM: Psarros 15-15, Barczak 13-16 2 aces, Tompkins 12-12, Brossett 8-12 a, Muhr 6-6.
"This new ACES structure represents yet another way to provide financing flexibility and increased liquidity for multi-family properties," said Richard Lawch, vice president of multi-family affordable housing and negotiated transactions.
The Gloster Gladiator is a fairly exotic aircraft that boasted a surprising number of aces and combat successes and flew for several countries, including Great Britain, China, Finland, Norway and Sweden.