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ping

noun [C]
 
 
/pɪŋ/ IT
a test to find out whether an internet connection is working by using a program to contact an address: You can configure your Firewall to block incoming pings.
Translations of “ping”
in Spanish sonido metálico, silbido…
in French tintement…
in German das Klirren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乒乓的聲響,砰的聲響, 産生發動機噪音…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乒乓的声响,砰的声响, 产生发动机噪音…
(Definition of ping noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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