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ping in Computers topic

pingping2 verb  1 [intransitive]SOUND to make a short high ringing sound2 [transitive] informal to send an email to someone, telephone them etc We'll ping you with confirmation of your booking.3 [transitive] to send a message to a computer, usually in order to find out if a connection is working→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pingThe man from Forensic arrives, his steel heel-caps pinging across the tarmac.Noise was muted, telephones pinging daintily against the artificial air.I was rescued momentarily by the first drops of rain, pinging on the tin roof above us.