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ting1

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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to make or cause to make a high, clear, ringing sound.
noun
  1. a tinging sound.

Origin of ting1

1485–95; imitative; see tang2

ting2

[ting]
noun
  1. thing2.

Origin of ting2

< Danish, Norwegian, Swedish; cognate with Icelandic thing thing2

Ting

[ting]
noun
  1. Samuel C(hao) C(hung) [chou choo ng] /tʃaʊ tʃʊŋ/, born 1936, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1976.
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ting1

noun
  1. a high metallic sound such as that made by a small bell
verb
  1. to make or cause to make such a sound

Word Origin

C15: of imitative origin

ting2

noun
  1. (often capital) a variant spelling of thing 2

Ting

noun
  1. Samuel Chao Chung. born 1936, US physicist, who discovered the J/psi particle independently of Burton Richter, with whom he shared (1976) the Nobel prize for physics
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