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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ace /ˈes/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ace n.; pl. Aces
 1. A unit; a single point or spot on a card or die; the card or die so marked; as, the ace of diamonds.
 2. Hence: A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.
    I 'll not wag an ace further.   --Dryden.
 3. Sport A single point won by a stroke, as in handball, rackets, etc.; in tennis, frequently, a point won by a service stroke.
 To bate an ace, to make the least abatement. [Obs.]
 Within an ace of, very near; on the point of.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot";
            "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played
            top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition";
            "she is absolutely tops" [syn: A-one, crack, first-rate,
             super, tiptop, topnotch, tops(p)]
      n 1: the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this
           number; "he has the one but will need a two and three to
           go with it"; "they had lunch at one" [syn: one, 1, I,
            single, unity]
      2: one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on
         its face
      3: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field [syn: adept,
          champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius,
          hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard,
      4: a major strategic headquarters of NATO; safeguards an are
         extending from Norway to Turkey [syn: Allied Command
      5: a serve that the receiver is unable to reach
      v 1: succeed at easily; "She sailed through her exams"; "You will
           pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics
           course" [syn: breeze through, pass with flying colors,
            sweep through, sail through, nail]
      2: score an ace against; "He aced his opponents"
      3: play (a hole) in one stroke
      4: serve an ace against (someone)