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Ping vs. Text

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Pingnoun

A high-pitched, short and somewhat sharp sound.

‘My car used to make an odd ping, but after the last oil change it went away.’;

Textnoun

A writing consisting of multiple glyphs, characters, symbols or sentences.

Pingnoun

(submarine navigation) A pulse of high-pitched or ultrasonic sound whose echoes provide information about nearby objects and vessels.

‘The submarine sent out a ping and got an echo from a battleship.’;

Textnoun

A book, tome or other set of writings.

Pingnoun

(networking) A packet which a remote host is expected to echo, thus indicating its presence.

‘The network is overloaded from all the pings going out.’;

Textnoun

(colloquial) A brief written message transmitted between mobile phones; an SMS text message.

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Pingnoun

An email or other message sent requesting acknowledgement.

‘I sent a ping to the insurance company to see if they received our claim.’;

Textnoun

(computing) Data which can be interpreted as human-readable text (often contrasted with binary data).

Pingnoun

(networking) Latency.

Textnoun

A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.

Pingnoun

(WMF jargon) A notification.

Textnoun

Hence, anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, etc.; topic; theme.

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Pingverb

To make a high-pitched, short and somewhat sharp sound.

‘My car was pinging until my last oil change.’;

Textnoun

A style of writing in large characters; text-hand; also, a kind of type used in printing.

‘German text’;

Pingverb

(submarine navigation) To emit a signal and then listen for its echo in order to detect objects.

Textverb

(transitive) To send a text message to; i.e. to transmit text using the Short Message Service (SMS), or a similar service, between communications devices, particularly mobile phones.

‘Just text me when you get here.’; ‘I'll text the address to you as soon as I find it.’;

Pingverb

(networking) To send a packet in order to determine whether a host is present, particularly by use of the ping utility.

‘I'm pinging their server.’; ‘The server pings its affiliates periodically.’;

Textverb

(intransitive) To send and receive text messages.

‘Have you been texting all afternoon?’;

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Pingverb

(networking) To send a network packet to another host and receive an acknowledgement in return.

‘I can't ping their server: perhaps it's been switched off.’;

Textverb

To write in large characters, as in text hand.

Pingverb

To send an email or other message to someone in hopes of eliciting a response.

‘I'll ping the insurance company again to see if they've received our claim.’;

Textnoun

A discourse or composition on which a note or commentary is written; the original words of an author, in distinction from a paraphrase, annotation, or commentary.

Pingverb

(colloquial) To flick.

‘I pinged the crumb off the table with my finger.’;

Textnoun

The four Gospels, by way of distinction or eminence.

Pingverb

To bounce.

‘The ball pinged off the wall and came hurtling back.’;

Textnoun

A verse or passage of Scripture, especially one chosen as the subject of a sermon, or in proof of a doctrine.

‘How oft, when Paul has served us with a text,Has Epictetus, Plato, Tully, preached!’;

Pingverb

To cause something to bounce.

Textnoun

Hence, anything chosen as the subject of an argument, literary composition, or the like; topic; theme.

Pingverb

To call out audibly.

Textnoun

A style of writing in large characters; text-hand also, a kind of type used in printing; as, German text.

Pingverb

(WMF jargon) To send a notification to (another user) when commenting on a public page.

Textnoun

That part of a document (printed or electronic) comprising the words, especially the main body of expository words, in contrast to the illustrations, pictures, charts, tables, or other formatted material which contain graphic elements as a major component.

Pingnoun

The sound made by a bullet in striking a solid object or in passing through the air.

Textnoun

Any communication composed of words.

Pingverb

To make the sound called ping.

Textnoun

a textbook.

Pingnoun

a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya

Textverb

To write in large characters, as in text hand.

Pingnoun

a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)

Textnoun

the words of something written;

‘there were more than a thousand words of text’; ‘they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech’; ‘he wants to reconstruct the original text’;

Pingverb

hit with a pinging noise;

‘The bugs pinged the lamp shade’;

Textnoun

a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon;

‘the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon’;

Pingverb

sound like a car engine that is firing too early;

‘the car pinged when I put in low-octane gasoline’; ‘The car pinked when the ignition was too far retarded’;

Textnoun

a book prepared for use in schools or colleges;

‘his economics textbook is in its tenth edition’; ‘the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy’;

Pingverb

make a short high-pitched sound;

‘the bullet pinged when they struck the car’;

Textnoun

the main body of a written work (as distinct from illustrations or footnotes etc.);

‘pictures made the text easier to understand’;

Pingverb

contact, usually in order to remind of something;

‘I'll ping my accountant--April 15 is nearing’;

Textnoun

a book or other written or printed work, regarded in terms of its content rather than its physical form

‘a text which explores pain and grief’;

Pingverb

send a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active;

‘ping your machine in the office’;

Textnoun

a piece of written or printed material regarded as conveying the authentic or primary form of a particular work

‘in some passages it is difficult to establish the original text’;

Textnoun

written or printed words, typically forming a connected piece of work

‘stylistic features of journalistic text’;

Textnoun

data in the form of words or alphabetic characters.

Textnoun

the main body of a book or other piece of writing, as distinct from other material such as notes, appendices, and illustrations

‘the pictures are clear and relate well to the text’;

Textnoun

a script or libretto.

Textnoun

a written work chosen or set as a subject of study

‘too much concentration on set texts can turn pupils against reading’;

Textnoun

a textbook

‘an organic chemistry text’;

Textnoun

a passage from the Bible or other religious work, especially when used as the subject of a sermon.

Textnoun

a subject or theme for a discussion or exposition

‘he took as his text the fact that Australia is paradise’;

Textnoun

a text message

‘just give us a call or send us a text’;

Textnoun

fine, large handwriting, used especially for manuscripts.

Textverb

send (someone) a text message

‘if she was going to go she would have texted us’;

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