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Verb: ping  ping
  1. Hit with a pinging noise
    "The bugs pinged the lamp shade"
     
  2. Sound like a car engine that is firing too early
    "the car pinged when I put in low-octane petrol";
    - pink, knock
     
  3. Make a short high-pitched sound
    "the bullet pinged when they struck the car"
     
  4. Contact, usually in order to remind of something
    "I'll ping my accountant--April 15 is nearing"
     
  5. (computing) send a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active
    "ping your machine in the office"
Noun: ping  ping
  1. A sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
Noun: Ping
  1. A river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya
    - Ping River

Derived forms: pinged, pings, pinging

Type of: collide with, contact, get hold of, get through, go, hit, impact, impinge on, reach, river, run into, sound, strike

Part of: Kingdom of Thailand, Siam, Thailand

Encyclopedia: Ping