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ping

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noun \ˈpiŋ\

Definition of ping

  1. 1 :  a sharp sound like that of a striking bullet

  2. 2 :  knock 2b



Origin of ping

imitative


First Known Use: 1835

Other Automotive Terms


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ping

verb

Simple Definition of ping

  • : to make the high, sharp sound of a small, hard object bouncing off metal or glass

  • : to bounce off something with a sharp, high sound

Full Definition of ping

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make a ping

  3. 2 :  to ricochet with a ping <gravel pinging off … the car — Margaret Atwood>

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to cause to ping <ping a bell>

Examples of ping

  1. Pebbles pinged off the car.



1855

First Known Use of ping

1855


Ping

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geographical name \ˈpiŋ\

Definition of Ping

  1. river 360 miles (579 kilometers) W Thailand flowing SSE to join Nan River forming the Chao Phraya





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