ping

ping
ping ping [pɪŋ] verb [transitive] COMPUTING
1. to send a signal in order to find out if another computer is connected to a network or the Internet
2. informal to send a message to someone by computer:

• If you see any major problems with this, ping me.

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ping UK US /pɪŋ/ verb IT
[I or T] INFORMAL to send someone an electronic message which they receive on their screen or phone as soon as it is sent: ping sb about sth »

An intern accidentally pinged a mailing list about the Senator's position on the vote.

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Excited messages ping from phone to phone, as employees hear the news.

[T] to test whether an internet connection is working by using a program to contact an address: »

We test the performance of the wireless devices by uploading, downloading, and pinging a remote host.

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ping UK US /pɪŋ/ noun [C] IT
a test to find out whether an internet connection is working by using a program to contact an address: »

You can configure your Firewall to block incoming pings.


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