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Definition of ping

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: acronym for "pointy-haired boss".
Definitions include: to transform data so that it's easier to process.
Definitions include: software that does bad things.
Definitions include: hot or fine.
Definitions include: the accepted etiquette on the internet.
Definitions include: pronunciation of BFFL.
Definitions include: a person who acts like they know everything but actually knows nothing.
Definitions include: a mess, from "dog's breakfast."
Definitions include: pejorative name for Microsoft Windows.
Definitions include: to cause a software or hardware bug to become evident.
Definitions include: "ask me anything".
Definitions include: see ASLR.
Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can tell".
Definitions include: to kick someone off of a network connection.
Definitions include: acronym for "thank you".

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: To talk for a long time, especially when it inconveniences or annoys others. Used especially to refer to rednecks or hicks.
Definitions include: idiot.
Definitions include: misspelling of Felicia.
Definitions include: a meal between lunch and dinner.
Definitions include: a person who informs on another person or group to authorities.
Definitions include: a stereotypical suburban mother.
Definitions include: to suffer a task or experience in order to shield other members of some group from the displeasure; "take one for the team".
Definitions include: talk.
Definitions include: to know everything about a particular subject.
Definitions include: one who is attracted to intelligent people. A person who finds intelligence attractive. from Latin sapio ('wise, sensible, discerning') and Greek -phile ('loving') "I am 'attracted to intelligence' therefore I am a sapiophile."

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