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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. A sharp, high-pitched sound, as that made by a bullet striking metal.
  • n. See knock.
  • verb-intransitive. To make a sharp, high-pitched, metallic sound.
  • n. A protocol that sends a message to another computer and waits for acknowledgment, often used to check if another computer on a network is reachable.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A high-pitched, short and somewhat sharp sound.
  • n. A pulse of high-pitched or ultrasonic sound whose echoes provide information about nearby objects and vessels.
  • n. A packet which a remote host is expected to echo, thus indicating its presence.
  • n. An email or other message sent requesting acknowledgement.
  • v. To make a high-pitched, short and somewhat sharp sound.
  • v. To emit a signal and then listen for its echo in order to detect objects.
  • v. To send a packet in order to determine whether a host is present, particularly by use of the ping utility.
  • v. To ping and receive an acknowledgement.
  • v. To send an email or other message to someone in hopes of eliciting a response.
  • v. To flick.
  • v. To bounce.
  • v. To cause something to bounce.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The sound made by a bullet in striking a solid object or in passing through the air.
  • verb-intransitive. To make the sound called ping.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To produce a sound like that of a rifle-bullet whistling through the air.
  • n. The whistling sound made by a bullet, as from a rifle, in passing through the air.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. hit with a pinging noise
  • n. a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya
  • v. contact, usually in order to remind of something
  • n. a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
  • v. make a short high-pitched sound
  • v. send a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active
  • v. sound like a car engine that is firing too early
  • Verb Form
    pinged    pinging    pings   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    strike    impinge on    hit    collide with    run into    river    reach    get through    contact    get hold of   
    Cross Reference
    peep    heartbeat    ACK    beep    ping pong    poll   
    pinged    pinging   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Beijing    Bing    Chongqing    Ging    Jing    King    Ming    Peking    Qing    Ring   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    patter    netstat    tinkle    clink    whine    tcpdump    ipconfig    tracert    clang