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ping

verb [I] uk   /pɪŋ/ us  
to make a short, sharp sound: We heard a small stone ping against our window.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact informal to send an email or text message: Ping me an email.Internet terminology and abbreviations US for pink verb (= an engine noise)Sounds made by objects, movement or impact

ping

noun [C] uk   /pɪŋ/ us  
a short, sharp soundSounds made by objects, movement or impact US for pink verb (= an engine noise)Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
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