what does the term ACME mean and what are its origins?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
-Acme (Greek ακμή, the peak, zenith, prime) denotes the best of something.
It is the name most frequently used in jurisprudence to indicate a fictional company or corporation (or generically a subject with juridical personality), in order to simulate a concrete case of application or interpretation of the law. Usually, in the USA the name John Doe/Jane Doe is similarly used for a fictional subject with physical personality (Romans used Aulus Agerius and Numerius Negidius, or the triad Titius, Gaius, Sempronius).
-the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
-Acme is a computer virus which infects EXE files. Each time an infected file is executed, Acme may infect an EXE in the current directory by creating a hidden 247 byte long read-only COM file with the same base name
-Acme is an Architecture Description Language developed at Carnegie Mellon University
-ACME is the sixth studio album by the American punk blues group Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, released on Matador in 1998.