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Ping-Pong

 (pĭng′pông′, -pŏng′)
A trademark for table tennis and associated equipment.

Ping-Pong

(ˈpɪŋˌpɒŋ)
n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) trademark another name for table tennis Also called: ping pong

ping-pong

(ˈpɪŋˌpɒŋ, -ˌpɔŋ)

v.t.
1. to move or transfer back and forth: The patient was ping-ponged from one specialist to another.
v.i.
2. to move or shift back and forth.
[1900–05]

Ping-Pong

(ˈpɪŋˌpɒŋ, -ˌpɔŋ)
Trademark. table tennis.

Ping-Pong

- A trade name for table tennis, invented as an echoic term for the sound of the ball.
See also related terms for trade name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ping-pong - a game (trademark Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ballPing-Pong - a game (trademark Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ball
table game - a game that is played on a table
rally, exchange - (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
Translations

ping-pong

® [ˈpɪŋpɒŋ]
A. Nping-pong ® m, tenis m de mesa
B. CPD ping-pong ball Npelota f de ping-pong

ping-pong

® [ˈpɪŋˌpɒŋ] nping-pong ® m

ping-pong

(ˈpiŋpoŋ) noun
1. the game of table tennis. Do you play ping-pong?
2. ˌ in the United States, the equipment used in table tennis.
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