ting

1
[ting]

verb (used with or without object)

to make or cause to make a high, clear, ringing sound.

noun

a tinging sound.

Origin of ting

1
1485–95; imitative; see tang2

ting

2
[ting]

noun

Origin of ting

2
< Danish, Norwegian, Swedish; cognate with Icelandic thing thing2

Ting

[ting]

noun

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

sound, jangle, ding, tingle, chime, clink, chink, ting, knock, plink

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British Dictionary definitions for ting

ting

1

noun

a high metallic sound such as that made by a small bell

verb

to make or cause to make such a sound

Word Origin for ting

C15: of imitative origin

ting

2

noun

(often capital) a variant spelling of thing 2

Ting

noun

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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