from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river, about 563 km (350 mi) long, of western Thailand. It is a major tributary of the Chao Phraya.


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  • Prague-based HW Group has launched what it calls a Ping restarter designed for checking that a connection to a remote device is alive and, if not, restarting it. News

  • Where those were DIY projects with a single-function, Ping is the brainchild of a professional UI designer … and the fabric itself is a social network UI that registers your movements as attempts to communicate.

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  • Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal The 33-unit co-op is called the Ping Pong Building, a nod to its past commercial use as a ping pong table factory.

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  • Yuen Woo-Ping is the celebrated choreographer of fight scenes in some of the best martial arts movies, among them Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Tarantino's Kill Bill, and this movie, his first as overall director since 1996, purports to be the biography of a great 19th-century warrior who fell from grace and later created a new style of fighting called "drunken fist".

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  • It was also on the 12th that he learned "that all other foreigners and correspondents are being held back in Ping Yang" and that Bob Dunn had gone back "to wake the dead in an effort to get permission to proceed."


  • Nevertheless, the spectators at Capital Indoor Stadium roar when Ping is introduced.

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  • Jin Ping Mei described the use of mianling by Ximen Qing, the novel's protagonist, who was a wealthy merchant, ladies 'man, and local elite in Shandong Province, North China.

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  • Ping is the name of a computer network tool used on TCP/IP networks (such as the Internet).

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  • The Short Answer: Blog and Ping is a online marketing term applied to a system that utilizes blogs and pings (short for pingback) to deliver content and/or sites for indexing in search engines with the ultimate aim of profit.

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  • There are many themes to contemplate in Mongolian Ping Pong, which seems to show the last days of a rural society being brought into modern society.

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