a device that makes a pinging sound, esp one that can be preset to ring at a particular time
networking To flood another user with ping requests. (1997-04-07)
- Ping Hsin
[Chinese bing shin] /Chinese ˈbɪŋ ˈʃɪn/ noun, Wade-Giles. 1. (Hsieh Wan-ying) .
[ping] /pɪŋ/ verb (used without object) 1. to produce a sharp sound like that of a bullet striking a sheet of metal. verb (used with object) 2. Computers. to send an echo-request packet to (an IP address) and use the echo reply to determine whether another computer on the network is operational and the speed […]
- Ping jockey
noun phrase A person who monitors electronic detection devices (1970s+ Armed forces) Related Terms blip jockey
[ping-goh] /ˈpɪŋ goʊ/ noun, plural pingos. Geology. 1. a hill of soil-covered ice pushed up by hydrostatic pressure in an area of permafrost. 2. a hill of similar origin remaining after the melting of permafrost. /ˈpɪŋɡəʊ/ noun (pl) -gos 1. a mound of earth or gravel formed through pressure from a layer of water trapped […]