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Meaning of PING-PONG

Pronunciation:  'ping`pâng

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 

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.

 

 

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