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Ad out

(def 5).
ad in, the advantage being scored by the server.
ad out, the advantage being scored by the receiver.
Contemporary Examples

A new Obama ad out this week describes McCain as erratic in crisis.
When exactly did John McCain become Mad Max? Tucker Carlson October 4, 2008

Historical Examples

“You can take that ad out of the paper,” he told Arnold with a pardonable amount of pride in his voice.
Ticktock and Jim Keith Robertson

short for advertisement
noun (tennis, US & Canadian)
short for advantage Brit equivalent van
(indicating years numbered from the supposed year of the birth of Christ) anno Domini: 70 ad Compare BC
(military) active duty
(military) air defence
Dame of the Order of Australia

1841, shortened form of advertisement. Long resisted by those in the trade, and denounced 1918 by the president of a national advertising association as “the language of bootblacks, … beneath the dignity of men of the advertising profession.”

AD abbr.
Latin auris dextra (right ear)
active duty
Alzheimer’s disease
athletic director
average deviation


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