- the symbol, ŋ, that, in the International Phonetic Alphabet and in the pronunciation alphabets of some dictionaries, represents the voiced velar nasal consonant indicated in English spelling by (ng), as in the pronunciations of cling [kling] /klɪŋ/ and clink [klingk] /klɪŋk/.
Origin of eng
1955–60; by analogy with the names of m and n
- electronic news gathering: a system of news reporting that uses portable television cameras to videotape pictures and sound, especially when combined with the transmission of the signal to a television station for immediate broadcast.
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Examples from the Web for eng
Dictionary, 759 seq.; and more completely in his Principles of Eng.English Past and Present
Richard Chevenix Trench
Mr. Eng shook hands with all the cabin party, and went ashore.
They had an ice-chest on board, and Mr. Eng had replenished it at Simujan.
Slave trade, begun by Europe, brutality of, 5;maintained by Eng.The Negro and the Nation
George S. Merriam
Reuter, a trooper, which has given the sixteenth-century Eng.The Romance of Names
- phonetics another name for agma
- electronic news gathering: TV news obtained at the point of action by means of modern video equipment
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