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Acme (/ˈækm/; Greek: ακμή, the peak, zenith, prime) is a Greek word denoting the best of something. It can refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Acme Corporation, a fictional company originating in Looney Tunes cartoons, later a generic fictional company name
  • ACME Detective Agency, a fictional detective agency in the Carmen Sandiego computer games and television shows
  • Acme (album), by the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Science and technology[edit]

  • Acme (computer virus), a computer virus which infects Microsoft DOS EXE files
  • ACME (health software) automated determination of cause of death, used by several governments for the generation of national mortality statistics
  • Acme (text editor), a text editor and development environment originally for the Plan 9 from Bell Labs operating system
  • Acme thread form, a screw thread used in specialized applications such as vises and leadscrews
  • Acme, a topographic term synonymous with summit
  • Arginine catabolic mobile element (ACME), a genetic system used by bacteria to tolerate skin polyamine defense compounds, most notably by Staphylococcus epidermidis and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus MRSA




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