ping

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1ping

noun \ˈpiŋ\

Definition of PING

1
:  a sharp sound like that of a striking bullet
2
:  knock 2b

Origin of PING

imitative
First Known Use: 1835

Other Automotive Terms

articulated, block, choke, clutch, diesel, neutral, transmission

2ping

verb

: 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

intransitive verb
1
:  to make a ping
2
:  to ricochet with a ping <gravel pinging off … the car — Margaret Atwood>
transitive verb
:  to cause to ping <ping a bell>

Examples of PING

  1. Pebbles pinged off the car.

First Known Use of PING

1855

Ping

geographical name \ˈpiŋ\

Definition of PING

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

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