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Definition of ping

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: to hack, with the result being something quickly and sloppily created, or modified to solve a particular problem.
Definitions include: acronym of "pain in the ass."
Definitions include: acronym for "read the manual".
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: a cable connector device with either two male or two female connectors on it, used to connect mismatched cables.
Definitions include: a comment that usually serves no other purpose above telling listeners (or more often: readers) that the speaker (writer) is in the technological "in group".
Definitions include: something that spreads through the internet in the same way that a virus spreads between organisms.
Definitions include: to add something to the beginning; "prefix".
Definitions include: a session of communication that has little information relative to its time-length.
Definitions include: unwanted optical media (e.g. CDs) received as junk mail.
Definitions include: an HP-UX computer.
Definitions include: "okay, thanks, 'bye".
Definitions include: acronym for "ta-ta for now" (i.e. "goodbye for now.") Used mainly in computer-based conversation (instant messaging, email, text messaging, etc.)
Definitions include: the totality of all blogs.
Definitions include: acronym for "none of your business."

Other terms relating to 'to contact, call, mail':

Definitions include: to call on a telephone.
Definitions include: to contact a person.
Definitions include: to contact a person, especially by calling on a phone.
Definitions include: to send a person a comment or a message on MySpace.com.
Definitions include: to contact (e.g. by telephone) or to hang out with.
Definitions include: to accidentally call a person on a cellphone that's in one's pocket.
Definitions include: acronym for "hit me up".
Definitions include: to talk or to contact, especially at some later time.

Other terms relating to 'to schedule, check the availability of':

Definitions include: to tentatively add something to one's schedule.
Definitions include: to examine schedules to determine a time when two or more people would be available to meet for some purpose.

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Definitions include: See frak.
Definitions include: "ask me anything".
Definitions include: to ingest LSD and Ecstasy (MDMA) at the same time.
Definitions include: a penis.
Definitions include: a diner that serves inexpensive food.
Definitions include: a place that is far away.
Definitions include: a female with low morals and/or a female who dresses in gaudy, tight clothing.
Definitions include: to take on many roles.
Definitions include: stressed out. suggesting somebody's hair going all over the place when stressed.
Definitions include: a person who does something very stupid.

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