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(Plants) any tree or shrub of the genus Acer, often cultivated for their brightly coloured foliage. See also maple


abbreviation for
(Education) Australian Council for Educational Research
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Noun1.acer - type genus of the AceraceaeAcer - type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Aceraceae, family Aceraceae, maple family - a family of trees and shrubs of order Sapindales including the maples
maple - any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
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Yes, yes,” cried Richard, “cane is the vulgar name for it, but the real term is saccharum officinarum; and what we call the sugar, or hard maple, is acer saccharinum.
Acer, the Acer logo and TravelMate are registered trademarks of Acer Inc.
The legacy now continues with our latest industry-leading Tablet PC, the TravelMate C300, the first convertible Tablet PC to feature a full-sized display and keyboard," said Jeffrey Friederichs, vice president, Notebook Business Unit, Acer America.
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Acer Peripherals considers the retail channel a key element to its current rate of growth and look to the channel to be an even more important component in the years ahead.
Acer, one of the leading worldwide suppliers of IT solutions, today announced the US availability of the TravelMate 8210, a new notebook series based on Intel Core 2 Duo processor.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading the drive to offer the industry's best price/performance PC solutions, Acer America, subsidiary of the Acer Group, the world's third largest PC manufacturer, today announced that it will now offer special discounted prices on Acer branded notebooks, desktops and servers to certified educational institutions and government agencies.
All Acer notebooks come with a standard one year warranty, which can be extended to three years with the Acer Advantage service, which also covers accidental damage to the notebook.
As the 'channel champion,' Acer unequivocally vows to be the most committed and supportive PC partner to our resellers and channel partners," said Gregg Prendergast, director of the Reseller Business Division at Acer America.
Acer defines these two new notebook series as Home Entertainment following a new communication and marketing strategy that associates different user profiles - Home/Private Users, Professional and Small Business Solutions, Small and Medium Companies and Enterprises - with specific product ranges.
June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Stabbing at the heart of the mobile market, Acer America Corporation, subsidiary of the Acer Group, world's third largest PC manufacturer, today unveiled a new notebook designed to take the mainstream mobile market by storm.