ACK Definition

noun

(military, now historical) The letter A as used in signalling and other types of communications.

Wiktionary

(data communications) Acknowledgment signal.

Wiktionary

(Internet) An acknowledgement either of a packet or a message received from a network.

Wiktionary
interjection

(radio communications) Acknowledged.

Wiktionary
Expressing distaste, alarm, or trepidation.
Wiktionary
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A transmission control character sent by a station indicating that it is ready to receive a transmission. In ASCII, ACK is represented by the bit pattern 0110000. See also ASCII.

Webster's New World Telecom

A positive acknowledgement that a message, block, or frame has been received without error across a communications circuit, that the data set can be erased from buffer memory, and that the next data set can be sent. See also block, circuit, data set, frame, message, NAK, and station.

Webster's New World Telecom

Other Word Forms of ACK

Noun

Singular:
ACK
Plural:
acks

Origin of ACK

  • Arbitrary formation.

    From Wiktionary

  • Imitative.

    From Wiktionary

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