ting n : a light clear metallic sound as of a small bell [syn: tinkle]
1 cause to make a ting
2 make a light, metallic sound; go `ting'
- Rhymes: -ɪŋ
- To make a ting sound
- When the food was ready, the bell tinged
Usage notesEnglish transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.
- thing; an individual object
- thing; a judicial or legislative assembly
- sak; a thing, individual object
Ting may refer to:
- The sound a bell makes.
- Thing (assembly), a historical Scandinavian governing assembly.
- Ting (administrative unit), an administrative unit in the Qin and Han dynasties in China, 10x10 li in area.
- Ting (soft drink), a carbonated grapefruit beverage popular in the Caribbean.
- Ting (vessel), the ancient Chinese vessel.
- A surname of southern Chinese origin.
- "Thing(s)" in some Caribbean dialects (e.g. "I'd like to buy that ting over there").
- Slang in the trading card game Magic: The Gathering for a lucky draw.
- Ting (phone service), a cellular phone service marketed by the South Korean firm SK Telecom.
- Ting, Afghanistan.
- "There Is No God", an antitheist phrase.
ting in Scots: Ting