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ace

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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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See also Ace, and ACE

English

Etymology

Old English as, French as, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] as, assis, unity, copper coin, the unit of coinage. Compare as

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
ace

Plural
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ace ({{{1}}})
  1. A unit; a single point or spot on a card or die; the card or die face so marked.
    the ace of diamonds
  2. A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.
    • I'll not wag an ace further. - Dryden
    • c. 1658 Dr. Henry More, Government of the Tongue :
      He will not bate an ace of absolute certainty.
  1. (tennis) A serve made without the opponent hitting the ball.
  2. An expert at something.
  3. (baseball) The best pitcher on the team
  4. (golf) A hole in one.
  5. A military aircraft pilot who is credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft.
  6. A perfect or nearly perfect score on a school exam.

Derived terms

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to ace

Third person singular
ac

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to ace (third-person singular simple present ac, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To pass (a test, interviews etc) perfectly.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Adjective

ace (not comparable)

Positive
ace

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (informal) Extremely good, excellent.

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