11 October 2004

ping - Word for the Day, Monday 11 October 2004

ping · 'pi[ng] · noun

: a sharp, high-pitched sound such as that of a striking bullet on metal

- transitive verb [Telecommunications]

: to send a signal along a circuit for purposes of testing connectivity

- intransitive verb

: to make a pinging sound

Etymology: imitative

Ping · geographical name

:river, 579 kilometers, originating in W Thailand flowing SSE to join Nan River forming the Chao Phraya

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