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/hə ˈræŋ /

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  • ace ace  /ˈeɪs/ ?  the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number

    ace meaning(s) 

    1. (n) the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    2. (n) one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
    3. (n) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    4. (n) proteolytic enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II
    5. (n) a major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an area extending from Norway to Turkey
    6. (n) a serve that the receiver is unable to reach
    7. (v) succeed at easily
    8. (v) score an ace against
    9. (v) play (a hole) in one stroke
    10. (v) serve an ace against (someone)
    11. (adj) of the highest quality

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    ace usage(s)

    1. By interfering with the activity of this enzyme, ace inhibitors keep blood vessels relaxed and pressure down.
    2. Seattle buddies and night-life impresarios Wade Weigel and Alex Calderwood realized that there was really no place to stay for the people in their crowd--designers, DJs and other.
  • ace inhibitor ace inhibitor  an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in…
  • ace of clubs ace of clubs  the ace in the club suit
  • ace of diamonds ace of diamonds  the ace in the diamond suit
  • ace of hearts ace of hearts  the ace in the heart suit
  • ace of spades ace of spades  the ace in the spade suit; sometimes taken as a portent of death
  • acebutolol acebutolol  an oral beta blocker (trade name Sectral) used in treating hypertension
  • acedia acedia  apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly…
  • acellular acellular  not made up of or divided into cells
  • acellular slime mold acellular slime mold  a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes
  • acentric acentric  lacking a centromere
  • acentric chromosome acentric chromosome  a chromosome lacking a centromere
  • acephalia acephalia  absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
  • acephalism acephalism  absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
  • acephalous acephalous  lacking a head or a clearly defined head
  • acephaly acephaly  absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
  • acer acer  /ˈeɪ sər/ ?  type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit
  • acer argutum acer argutum  small shrubby Japanese plant with leaves having 5 to 7 acuminate lobes;…
  • acer campestre acer campestre  shrubby Eurasian maple often used as a hedge
  • acer circinatum acer circinatum  small maple of northwestern North America having prostrate stems that…
  • acer glabrum acer glabrum  small maple of northwestern North America
  • acer japonicum acer japonicum  leaves deeply incised and bright red in autumn; Japan
  • acer macrophyllum acer macrophyllum  maple of western North America having large 5-lobed leaves orange…
  • acer negundo acer negundo  common shade tree of eastern and central United States
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