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ping

Pronunciation: /pɪŋ/

Translation of ping in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • sonido (masculine) metálico; (of bullet) silbido (masculine) the bell goes ping when the meal is cooked el timbre suena or [colloquial/familiar] hace tin cuando la comida está lista
    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/verbo intransitivo

  • [bell] sonar*, hacer* tin [colloquial/familiar]

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