Bing

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bing A heap or pile; as, a bing of wood. "Potato bings .""A bing of corn."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: One out of five people that eat ice cream binge on ice cream in the middle of the night. The person is usually between 18 - 24 years old
    • n Bing A heap or pile of anything: as, a bing of corn, potatoes, coal, ore, etc.
    • n Bing A definite quantity of lead ore, equal to 8 hundredweight.
    • Bing To go.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bing bing a heap or pile, often applied like Bin.
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Quotations

  • Julia Child
    Julia Child
    “Life itself is the proper binge.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Icel. bingr, Sw. binge, G. beige, beuge,. Cf. Prov. E. bink, bench, and bench coal, the uppermost stratum of coal
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand.

Usage

In literature:

Get to drinkin' for a half a day, an' Bing!
"Prairie Flowers" by James B. Hendryx
Don's just on a fun binge.
"The Common Man" by Guy McCord (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)
Then he smashed lustily at a punch-ball, left, right, left, right, duck, bing!
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, July 22, 1914" by Various
Ding-dong, bing-bang, give and take, no quarter and pretty nearly everything fair.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
Mr Bing, the Member for Middlesex, took the chair.
"Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I" by Sir Moses Montefiore
Tony Bings was an old miner who had spent several years in Colorado, working close to Jack Wumble.
"The Rover Boys in Alaska" by Arthur M. Winfield
A Church member protested that a stronger man than Wang Bing-guin was needed for the work.
"The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's" by A. Mildred Cable
Bing, Alexander M., 652.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Which I've stood all of your dad-binged eryoodition my nerves is calk'lated to endoore.
"Faro Nell and Her Friends" by Alfred Henry Lewis
The bing-bing-bing style just discussed is an illustration of the latter.
"News Writing" by M. Lyle Spencer
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In poetry:

Unhappy craft of Daedalus reborn,
That liest prone with white wings torn,
And, like some giant prehistoric bird, with throb-
bing sound
Doest beat they wings on unresponsive ground. Forlorn! Forlorn!
"The Wrecked Aeroplane" by Leon Gellert
Noo come ye wi' me an' leuk in at thae doors
Whaur barrels an' bottles are bing't up by scores,
It's there whaur the deil o' the stell ever lies,
An' we'll ne'er pit him oot till we stop the supplies.
"Neebour Johnnie's Complaint" by Janet Hamilton
She was riddled with lead and the film maggot said
“If she leaves the films, what will the loss be?
‘Though the winds from the West whistle tunes through her chest
We can’t kid the fans she’s Bing Crosby.”
"The Sobstuff Sister" by Billy Bennett
Bing, Bim, Bang, Bome!
Sang the Bell to himself in his house at home,
High in the church-tower, lone and unseen,
In a twilight of ivy, cool and green;
With his Bing, Bing, Bim, Bing, Bang, Bome!
Singing bass to himself in his house at home.
"The Owl and The Bell" by George MacDonald
Said the Owl, on a shadowy ledge below,
Like a glimmering ball of forgotten snow,
"Pest on that fellow sitting up there,
Always calling the people to prayer!
He shatters my nerves with his Bing, Bang, Bome!—-
Far too big in his house at home!
"The Owl and The Bell" by George MacDonald

In news:

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he plans to make good on his World Series wager by visiting San Francisco next week.
Bing takes on Google in fight for.
If you've been at our KINK wine events in the BING Lounge, you've heard 1/3rd of the group, Mehdi Farjami.
Mayor Dave Bing said city laws already prohibit sexual harassment of any kind, but his executive - 4:31 pm.
On Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 Detroit Mayor Dave Bing suspended Godbee in probe of unspecified allegations.
DETROIT – Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has suspended Police Chief Ralph Godbee following allegations Godbee was in a relationship with a subordinate.
Bing responds to court decision validating Detroit-Lansing consent agreement.
Bing celebrates Halloween with Vampire Bat .
Bing says Happy Halloween by displaying a Vampire Bat on its home page.
Bing got into the spirit of Halloween today by featuring a Vampire Bat on its home page.
Bing celebrates Halloween with Vampire Bat.
You're in the middle of a new organization binge -- the kind that may send friends or colleagues scurrying away in fear.
In this version of the puke-fest, Justin vomits onstage after binging on Tostitos and Gatorade before the show.
View full size File Photo Detroit Mayor Dave Bing.
DETROIT, MI — If Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and the oversight board implement union pay cuts, one union leaders says a strike could be on the horizon.
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In science:

Bing [7, Problem 3, p. 75]) Let S be the pseudo-arc and suppose f : S → S is fixed on some nonempty open set.
Problems from Topology Proceedings
Bing, Summer institute on set theoretic topology (madison, wi, 1955), University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1958.
Problems from Topology Proceedings
Using Bing’s space G, she modified an example of W.
Problems from Topology Proceedings
Bing) Is a simple closed curve S in E 3 tame if it is isotopically homogeneous (i.e., for each p, q in S there is an ambient isotopy of E 3 , leaving S invariant at each stage, with the 0-th level of the isotopy the identity and the last level a homeomorphism taking p to q)? Notes.
Problems from Topology Proceedings
Bing) Is every homogeneous tree-like continuum hereditarily indecomposable? Notes.
Problems from Topology Proceedings
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