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English definition of “ping”

ping

verb [I]     /pɪŋ/
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
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