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A single light metallic sound, as of a small bell.
intr.v. tinged (tĭngd), ting·ing, tings
To give forth a light metallic sound.
[From Middle English tingen, to cause to ring, of imitative origin.]
a high metallic sound such as that made by a small bell
to make or cause to make such a sound
[C15: of imitative origin]
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capital) a variant spelling of thing2
(Biography) 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
a tinging sound.
Past participle: tinged
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|Noun||1.||ting - a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell|
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
|Verb||1.||ting - cause to make a ting|
sound - cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"
|2.||ting - make a light, metallic sound; go `ting'|