HyperDic: ping

English > 7 senses of the word Ping / ping:
VERBcontactpinghit with a pinging noise
perceptionping, pink, knocksound like a car engine that is firing too early
perceptionpingmake a short high-pitched sound
communicationpingcontact, usually in order to remind of something
communicationpingsend a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active
NOUNobjectPing, Ping Rivera river in western Thailand
eventpinga sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
Ping / ping > pronunciation
Soundspih'ng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > Ping: 7 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya.
SynonymPing River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofThailand, Kingdom of Thailand, SiamA country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula
English > ping: 7 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal).
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishping, sonido metálico
Verbspinghit with a pinging noise
pingmake a short high-pitched sound
pingsound like a car engine that is firing too early
English > ping: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninghit with a pinging noise.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The bugs pinged the lamp shade"
Broaderhit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide withhit against
Nounspinga sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
English > ping: 7 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningsound like a car engine that is firing too early.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline"
Synonymspink, knock
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Catalantintinabular
Nounspinga sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
English > ping: 7 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningmake a short high-pitched sound.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the bullet pinged when they struck the car"
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Catalansonar a metall colpejat
Nounspinga sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
English > ping: 7 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningcontact, usually in order to remind of something.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"I'll ping my accountant--April 15 is nearing"
Broaderreach, get through, get hold of, contactBe in or establish communication with
Spanishhacer presente, recordar
English > ping: 7 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningsend a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"ping your machine in the office"
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderreach, get through, get hold of, contactBe in or establish communication with

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