variants or Ch'ing
: a Manchu dynasty in China dated 1644–1912 and the last imperial dynasty

Examples of Ching in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Participants who saw the robot deliver the Tao Te Ching sermon were also 12 percent less likely to circulate a flyer advertising the temple (18 percent) than those who watched the human priest (30 percent). Joshua Conrad Jackson, Scientific American, 25 July 2023 The case is Fabien Ho Ching Ma v. Twitter, 23-cv-03301, US District Court, Northern District of California (San Francisco). Joel Rosenblatt, Fortune, 3 July 2023 The two main awards were selected by a jury headed by Chen Shiang-chyi, a Taiwanese actress, and also including Korean producer Oh Jung-wan, Hong Kong director Samson Chiu Liang Ching, Taiwanese director Lou Yi-an and the Berlinale head of programming Mark Peranson. Patrick Frater, Variety, 3 July 2023 This reader, with at least 50 years more in corporeal form than Ching, could not help but rapidly identify with her wisdom and experience the poignance of her story., 9 June 2023 Tsai is barred from seeking a third term and her party is widely expected to nominate Vice President Lai Ching-te to run for the presidency in January., 29 Mar. 2023

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Word History


Chinese (Beijing) Qīng

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ching was in 1795

Dictionary Entries Near Ching

Cite this Entry

“Ching.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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