advanced audio coding
(AAC) A successor to MP3, allowing lower bit rates and more stable quality.
See MPEG-2 AAC Low Profile and MPEG-4 AAC Main Profile.
- Advanced communications function
advanced communications function networking (ACF) A group of IBM SNA products that provide distributed processing and resource sharing such as VTAM and NCP. [Communication or Communications?] (1997-05-07)
- Advanced computing environment
advanced computing environment body (ACE) A consortium to agree on an open architecture based on the MIPS R4000 chip. A computer architecture ARCS will be defined, on which either OS/2 or Open Desktop can be run. (1995-02-03)
- Advanced credit
academic credit allowed by an educational institution to an entering student for previously completed studies taken at another recognized institution.
- Advanced degree
an academic degree conferred for completion of requirements beyond the undergraduate college level, as M.S. or Ph.D. Contemporary Examples In an economy where everyone is overqualified, having an advanced degree is virtually worthless. Is a GED More Valuable Than a PhD? Kai Ma January 12, 2009 John, who holds an advanced degree in medical anthropology, […]