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American English: /pɪŋ/
British English: /pɪŋ/

Translation of ping in Spanish:


  • sonido (masculine) metálico
    the bell goes ping when the meal is cooked
    el timbre suena cuando la comida está lista
    el timbre hace tin cuando la comida está lista [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The gun's trigger guard cracked with a high-pitched ping, but the sound was pretty much lost in the screaming.
    • Beeps, blips and pings are the everyday sounds that we live with, thanks to our push-button gizmos and fast-paced lifestyle.
    • It will be interesting now to see, when the oven pings, if the whole confection really is a recipe for success.

intransitive verb

  • (bell)
    hacer tin [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • To test your IPv6 connection, first try pinging something with the ping6 program on both the gateway and a connected host.
    • Try pinging or otherwise connecting to hosts on the remote network; the connection should behave no differently from before when you brought the tunnel up.
    • The laptop sitting on the center console continuously pinging at the networks being discovered.
    Example sentences
    • Instead of being a taut, minimal straight line, I'm a curvy, springy, unmarshalled dithering thing, unable to ping, ding or ker-ching.
    • Ward got another nudge which Barton blocked and the ball pinged up from their clash and smacked the unfortunate Mills in the face before finally looping into the net.
    • When the lift came to a halt and the doors pinged open with a pleasant ding the girls dragged the bags down the hallway, stopping outside of the apartment while Forever searched for her keys.
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