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verb as in noise

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Then I start searching for ways to help real people in the real world, hoping that a ping from my phone doesn’t reactivate my squirrel mind.

From Time

This is useful if you want to make sure alerts from certain people come through, while limiting the number of pings you get from all your college friends discussing a concert you can’t attend.

The ping deluge reflects the collision of several developments.

That ping order allegedly pinpointed Alam’s location to Room 17 of the Penn Amish Motel in rural Pennsylvania.

Time magazine called China’s invitation to the American team “the ping heard round the world,” and the following year, President Richard Nixon followed suit and visited Beijing for talks.

From Ozy

Anyone with the intellect of a ping-pong ball should understand how opportunistic that whistleblowing looks.

Meanwhile, Kiev and Moscow passed the fault for the tragedy to each other, as if they were playing ping pong with the tragedy.

Air marshal Houston was careful to make it clear that, however encouraging, the ping detections were not in itself enough.

A second “ping” then put the phone in the vicinity of a shopping center in Kissimmee.

For some hours after all other communications stopped, the airplane was sending a “ping” recording its presence to a satellite.

And when the opening tone of the first line is a ping, the opening tone of the line following must be tseh, and vice versa.

Public gardens had special ping-pong tables to relieve the stress.

In Yu-ping, therefore, loyalty wears a fully round face and about the yamen of Shan Tien men speak almost in set terms.

Pictures of adult ping-pong champions were blazoned in the public print; even churchmen took it up.

Doctors advised it, children cried for it, and a fashionable journal devised the correct ping-pong costume for players.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ping, such as: clink, knock, sound, and ting.

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