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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ack-ack mean? 

ACK-ACK (noun)
  The noun ACK-ACK has 1 sense:

1. artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

  Familiarity information: ACK-ACK used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ACK-ACK (noun)

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Artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

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Nouns denoting man-made objects


ack-ack; ack-ack gun; antiaircraft; antiaircraft gun; pom-pom; flack; flak

Hypernyms ("ack-ack" is a kind of...):

gun (a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel))

Meronyms (parts of "ack-ack"):

predictor (a computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "ack-ack"):

Bofors gun (an automatic double-barreled antiaircraft gun)

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