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Overview of noun ping

The noun ping has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Ping, Ping River

(a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya)

2. ping

(a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal))


Overview of verb ping

The verb ping has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) ping

(hit with a pinging noise; "The bugs pinged the lamp shade")

2. pink, ping, knock

(sound like a car engine that is firing too early; "the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline"; "The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded")

3. ping

(make a short high-pitched sound; "the bullet pinged when they struck the car")

4. ping

(contact, usually in order to remind of something; "I'll ping my accountant

5. ping

(send a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active; "ping your machine in the office")

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