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pinger Syllabification: ping·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpiNG(ɡ)ər/

Definition of pinger in English:


A device that transmits short high-pitched signals at brief intervals for purposes of detection, measurement, or identification.
Example sentences
  • We've got a GPS for tracking, and a black box with a pinger so we can find the rocket no matter where it lands.
  • He is one of 90 California fishermen who must use pingers when deploying drift nets for swordfish and thresher shark.
  • There is a need for an independent study on tuna driftnetting, with observers on trial vessels, using net pingers.

Words that rhyme with pinger

bringer, clinger, flinger, humdinger, ringer, singer, slinger, springer, stinger, stringer, swinger, winger, wringer, zinger
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