Ping-Pong and Table-Tennis

Ping-Pong

Table tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight, hollow ball back and forth using table tennis rackets.

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

ping-pong \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. Also called {table tennis}. [[originally a trade name] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] 2. A size of photograph a little larger than a postage stamp. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Ping-pong \Ping"-pong`\, v. i. 1. To play ping-pong. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. to bounce back and forth, in the manner of a ping-pong ball. [PJC]

ping-pong 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. (1995-12-29)

Table-Tennis

Table tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight, hollow ball back and forth using table tennis rackets.

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

ping-pong \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. Also called {table tennis}. [[originally a trade name] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] 2. A size of photograph a little larger than a postage stamp. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

Data Sources:

  • ping-pong: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • ping-pong: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • ping-pong: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • ping-pong: The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03)
  • table-tennis: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • table-tennis: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44

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