English Online Dictionary. What means ac? What does ac mean?
Pronunciation depends on if this is an initialism, in which case it is pronounced as the letters A and C, or if it is an abbreviation, in which case it is pronounced as the full word it abbreviates.
The pronunciation of the medical abbreviation depends on the preference of the user or reader, and whether it is translated from Latin or not.
ac (plural acs)
- account; money of account
- Abbreviation of acre.
- Alternative letter-case form of AC (“air conditioning”)
- (electricity) Alternative letter-case form of AC (“alternating current”)
ac (not comparable)
- (medicine) ante cibum, before meals
- C.A., CA, ca, ca.
From Latin acus. Compare Romanian ac.
ac n (plural atsi/atse)
From Proto-Turkic *ạ̄č (“hunger”). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰀𐰲 (ač /*āç/, “hungry”), Turkish aç, see there for more cognates.
- IPA(key): [ɑd͡ʒ], [ɑd͡z]
- (Tabriz) IPA(key): [ɑʒ], [ad͡z]
ac (comparative daha ac, superlative ən ac)
- Antonym: tox
- IPA(key): /aːk/
āc (plural āc ihqueh or āquihqueh)
- Karttunen, Frances, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl, Austin: University of Texas Press, 1983, page 1
- Lockhart, James, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001, page 210
- plural of at
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ak/, [äk]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ak/, [ɑk]
- Note: the consonant is geminate /kː/ if a vowel follows.
- Alternative form of atque
- Usually found before words beginning with consonants.
- ac in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
- ac in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
- Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
- ak, ah, ach, oc, occ, ok, auh, auch, auȝ
From Old English ac, from Proto-West Germanic *ak, from Proto-Germanic *ak.
- IPA(key): /ak/
- “ac, conj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-01-12.
From Proto-West Germanic *aik, from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ-.
- ǣċ, aac
- IPA(key): /ɑːk/
- oak (wood or tree)
- (poetic) an oaken ship
- (masculine) the runic character ᚪ (/a/)
Feminine senses relating to oak:
Name of the rune:
- Middle English: ak, ake, ook
- English: oak
- Scots: aik, ake
From Proto-West Germanic *ak, from Proto-Germanic *ak.
- ah, ach, oc
- IPA(key): /ɑk/
- Middle English: ac, ak, ah
- Alternative form of oc
- Alternative form of ak
From Latin acus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (“sharp”).
ac n (plural ace)
- ac in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)
- IPA(key): /ak/
- Prevocalic form of a (“and”)