acknowledge character


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acknowledge character

[ak′nä·lij ′kar·ək·tər]
(computer science)
A signal that a receiving station transmits in order to indicate that a block of information has been received and that its validity has been checked. Also known as acknowledgement. Abbreviated ACK.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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