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ting

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[ ting ]
/ tɪŋ /
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verb (used with or without object)
to make or cause to make a high, clear, ringing sound.
noun
a tinging sound.
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Origin of ting

1
1485–95; imitative; see tang2

Other definitions for ting (2 of 3)

ting2
[ ting ]
/ tɪŋ /

noun

Origin of ting

2
<Danish, Norwegian, Swedish; cognate with Icelandic thingthing2

Other definitions for ting (3 of 3)

Ting
[ ting ]
/ tɪŋ /

noun
Samuel C(hao) C(hung) [chou choong], /tʃaʊ tʃʊŋ/, born 1936, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1976.
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How to use ting in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for ting (1 of 3)

ting1
/ (tɪŋ) /

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

British Dictionary definitions for ting (2 of 3)

ting2
/ (tɪŋ) /

noun
(often capital) a variant spelling of thing 2

British Dictionary definitions for ting (3 of 3)

Ting
/ (tɪŋ) /

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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