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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. informal to send an email or text message: Ping me an email. US ( UK pink) When a car engine pings, it makes a high knocking sound because the fuel is not burning correctly.

ping

noun [C] uk   /pɪŋ/ us  
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