Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ping

2 senses of ping

Sense 1
Ping, Ping River -- (a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya)
       INSTANCE OF=> river -- (a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles")

Sense 2
ping -- (a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal))
       => sound -- (the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ping

5 senses of ping

Sense 1
ping -- (hit with a pinging noise; "The bugs pinged the lamp shade")
       => hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with -- (hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow")

Sense 2
pink, ping, knock -- (sound like a car engine that is firing too early; "the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline"; "The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 3
ping -- (make a short high-pitched sound; "the bullet pinged when they struck the car")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 4
ping -- (contact, usually in order to remind of something; "I'll ping my accountant--April 15 is nearing")
       => reach, get through, get hold of, contact -- (be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia")

Sense 5
ping -- (send a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active; "ping your machine in the office")
       => reach, get through, get hold of, contact -- (be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia")

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