Associations to the word «Ping»


PING, noun. A high-pitched, short and somewhat sharp sound.
PING, noun. (submarine navigation) A pulse of high-pitched or ultrasonic sound whose echoes provide information about nearby objects and vessels.
PING, noun. (networking) A packet which a remote host is expected to echo, thus indicating its presence.
PING, noun. (text messaging) (Internet) An email or other message sent requesting acknowledgement.
PING, noun. (networking) (Can we verify([1]) this sense?) Latency.
PING, verb. To make a high-pitched, short and somewhat sharp sound.
PING, verb. (submarine navigation) To emit a signal and then listen for its echo in order to detect objects.
PING, verb. (networking) To send a packet in order to determine whether a host is present, particularly by use of the ping utility.
PING, verb. (networking) To send a network packet to another host and receive an acknowledgement in return.
PING, verb. To send an email or other message to someone in hopes of eliciting a response.
PING, verb. (colloquial) To flick.
PING, verb. (colloquial) (sports) (intransitive) To bounce.
PING, verb. (colloquial) (sports) (transitive) To cause something to bounce.
PING, verb. (colloquial) (sports) To call out audibly.
PING PONG, noun. Table tennis.
PING PONG, noun. (figuratively) An instance of figuratively bouncing something or someone back and forth.
PING PONG, noun. (dated) A size of photograph a little larger than a postage stamp.
PING PONG, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To figuratively bounce or be bounced back and forth.
PING PONG, verb. (intransitive) To play the game of ping pong.
PING PONG BALL, noun. A lightweight celluloid ball used in the sport of table tennis (ping pong).
PING PONG SHOW, noun. A type of erotic performance in which various objects, including ping pong balls, are ejected from a woman's vagina.
PING PONGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of ping pong
PING PONGING, verb. Present participle of ping pong
PING PONGS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ping pong

Dictionary definition

PING, noun. A river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya.
PING, noun. A sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal).
PING, verb. Hit with a pinging noise; "The bugs pinged the lamp shade".
PING, verb. 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".
PING, verb. Make a short high-pitched sound; "the bullet pinged when they struck the car".
PING, verb. Contact, usually in order to remind of something; "I'll ping my accountant--April 15 is nearing".
PING, verb. Send a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active; "ping your machine in the office".

Wise words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo