Ping

A tool that verifies connection to one or more remote hosts.

PING

Packet Internet Groper

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[software] PING (Partimage Is Not Ghost) is a free software Linux-based live CD ISO image built upon the Partimage and Linux From Scratch (LFS) projects for disk cloning or backup purposes. The software supports most hardware platforms using Parallel ATA, Serial ATA, or SCSI systems for desktop computers, workstations, and servers. It can a...
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Ping

Widely available network connectivity test utility, details ...
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[n] - a river in western Thailand 2. [n] - a sharp high-pitched metallic sound 3. [v] - of car engines, when firing too early 4. [v] - make a short high-pitched sound, as of a bullet striking metal 5. [v] - hit with a pinging noise
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Ping

Packet Internet Groper. A utility that forwards data packets to check the quality of a link or verify the connection of a machine to the Internet.
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(NETWORK GLOSSARY) Packet internet grouper. Refers to the IOMP echo message and its reply. Often used to test the reachablility of a network device.
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Ping

Packet Internet Groper - about the simplest Internet program - it simply sends an 'Are you there?' type message and reports back how long it took - can be useful to see if you can make contact with another machine, e.g. ping gate.demon.co.uk
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Ping noun [ Probably of imitative origin.] The sound made by a bullet in striking a solid object or in passing through the air.
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Ping intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pinged ; present participle & verbal noun Pinging .] To make the sound called ping .
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noun a sharp high-pitched resonant sound (as of a sonar echo or a bullet striking metal)
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• (n.) The sound made by a bullet in striking a solid object or in passing through the air. • (v. i.) To make the sound called ping.
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Ping

Ping is a computer program that sends a packet over the internet to another computer to see if the remote computer is still responding. If the ping returns to the sending computer the remote computer is still connected.
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Packet Internet Groper. A program used to test whether a particular network destination is online, by sending an Internet control message protocol (ICMP) echo request and waiting for a response.
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To check if a server is running. From the sound that a sonar systems makes in movies, you know, when they are searching for a submarine.
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Ping

Ping is British slang for to urinate.
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Ping

To ping is a verb often used to describe when a horse is jumping in particularly good style.
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[golf] PING is an American brand of premium golf equipment, as well as one of the largest of the remaining American manufacturers of golf clubs, based in Phoenix, Arizona, founded by Karsten Solheim, who was an engineer at the General Electric company. In 1959, he started making his own putters in his garage in Redwood City, California. In ...
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[video gaming] In multiplayer online video games, MMOs, MMORPGs, MMOFPSs and FPSs ping (not to be confused with frames per second) refers to the network latency between a player`s computer (client), and either the game server or another client (i.e. peer). This could be reported quantitatively as an average time in milliseconds, or qualitat...
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[blogging] In blogging, a ping is an XML-RPC-based push mechanism by which a weblog notifies a server that its content has been updated. An XML-RPC signal is sent from the weblog to one or more `Ping Server(s)` (controlled by the weblog) to notify a list of their `Services` of new content on the weblog. A Ping Server may notify multiple ser...
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[networking utility] Ping is a computer network administration utility used to test the reachability of a host on an Internet Protocol (IP) network and to measure the round-trip time for messages sent from the originating host to a destination computer. The name comes from active sonar terminology which sends a pulse of sound and listens fo...
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PING

Packet Internet or Inter-Network Groper; a utility used to determine whether a particular computer i
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Send echo request to a host, see Section 10.2.6.2.
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Packet INternet Groper. An Internet program which is used to check if another computer on a network is working. To contact someone on a computer
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[given name] Ping is a Chinese given name borne by (in reverse chronological order): Ancient China: Other: ...
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