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Meaning of PING-PONG

Pronunciation:  'ping`pâng

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a game (trade name Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ball

PING-PONG is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: table tennis
 See Also: exchange, rally, table game



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ping"-pong`\, n. [Imitative.]
    1. An indoor modification of lawn tennis played with small
       bats, or battledores, and a very light, hollow, celluloid
       ball, on a large table divided across the middle by a net.
    2. A size of photograph a little larger than a postage stamp.
  2. \Ping"-pong`\, v. i.
    To play ping-pong.
Computing Dictionary

A phenomenon which can occur in a multi-processor system with private caches where two processors are alternately caching a shared location. Each time one writes to it, it invalidates the other's copy.