acknowledgement

Definitions

General English

Electronics

  • In communications, a message indicating readiness to receive a transmission, or that a transmission has been received successfully. This message is sent from the receiving unit or station to the sending unit or station as a means of verification. Its abbreviation is ACK. Also called acknowledgement code, acknowledge, or acknowledge character.
  • synonymacknowledge character

Military

  • noun confirmation that a piece of information has been received and understood
  • noun recognition that something is true

Politics

  • noun thanks for something that has been done

Publishing

  • noun an act of acknowledging something

Computing

  • noun a special code sent by a receiver to indicate to the transmitter that the message has been correctly received
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