• WordNet 3.6
    • v dinge make dingy
    • v dinge make a dent or impression in "dinge a soft hat"
    • n dinge discoloration due to dirtiness
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: There is a town in Texas called Ding Dong. In 1990, the population was only twenty-two people
    • dinge To dent, or make a depression or hollow on the surface of, as by a knock or blow; dint; bash: as, a dinged silk hat.
    • n dinge A dent or depression made by a blow; a bruise or bash: as, a dinge on a copper kettle; a hat full of dinges.
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  • Steve Jobs
    Steve Jobs
    “I want to put a ding in the universe.”


In literature:

It was like a bell in the woods, ding-dong!
"In Search of the Unknown" by Robert W. Chambers
Take a ramble, Ding; wait and he'll walk you.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
Marse John used ter take me on his knee an' sing, 'Here is de hammer, Shing ding.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
I dell you dot ve don't advance nodings on dose dings.
"Edward Barry" by Louis Becke
Coom down and fill your pockets, And I'll giss you like efery dings.
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
The call-bell on Miss Lizzie's desk dinged.
"Emmy Lou" by George Madden Martin
Oh shtrangely in dis leben De dings kits vorked apout!
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume X (of X)" by Various
I gannod jarge any less for mein dings.
"Diamond Dyke" by George Manville Fenn
Yeou heard Frank talking about jest sech gol-dinged chumps as I be.
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
The whole dinged system is fossilized and we'd show 'em up with the first exhibit.
"Skippy Bedelle" by Owen Johnson

In poetry:

The priests and lawyers ding me dead,
But gude kens wha's the best;
And then comes in the soldier brave,
And drums out a' the rest.
"I’m Tibby Fowler O’ The Glen" by Susanna Blamire
Then Jamie frets for good and ill,
'Bout sma' things maks a phrase;
And fears and frets, and things o' nought
Ding o'er his joyfu' days.
"I’m Tibby Fowler O’ The Glen" by Susanna Blamire
The skipper he rasena: "Yer Grace is great,
Yer wull it can heize or ding:
Wi' ae wee word ye hae made me a yerl—
Wi' anither mak me a king."
"The Yerl O' Waterydeck" by George MacDonald
"Das Uebel", schreit der Aberwitz,
"Hat unter uns sein Reich gewonnen."
Wohl gut, doch ist des Guten Sitz
In ungezaehlten groessern Sonnen.
Der Dinge Reihen zu erfuellen,
Schuf jenes Gott mit Widerwillen.
"Die Lehrende Astronomie" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
It was a lover and his lass
With a hey and a ho, and a hey-nonino!
That o'er the green corn-field did pass
In the spring time, the only pretty sing time,
When birds do sing hey ding a ding:
Sweet lovers love the Spring.
"It Was A Lover And His Lass" by William Shakespeare
Young Knight, the lists are set to-day!
Hereafter shall be time to pray
In sepulture, with hands of stone.
Ride, then! outride the bugle blown! And gaily dinging down the van,
Charge with a cheer--"Set on! Set on! Virtue is that becrowns a Man!"
"Envoy" by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

In news:

MARQUETTE, MI – ( Great Lakes Radio News ) – Three men are awaiting sentencing after plea ding guilty to trespassing and drunk and disorderly charges in connection with a recent incident on the n orth b reakwall in the City of Marquette.
Bakers' union ding- dong move endangers 18,000 jobs.
Ding Dong , Hostess is dead, the world mourns.
Ding Dong , The Sponge Is Dead.
Blaine Gabbert (questionable) and Maurice Jones-Drew (out) both got dinged during Jacksonville's loss to Oakland.
Tony Ding / AP Photo.
The Dinged-Up, Broken-Down, Fender -Bended Economic Recovery Plan.
Can't ding them for that, as pursuing this case is nearly impossible to justify.
But he got no pleasure when US Airways dinged him $150 to change a flight because of a relative's illness.
"Tomorrow is the last day the law permits us to file an appeal, but it looks that we won't make it by that time," Ding said.
In great condition, never been repaired and needless to say, no dings or dents.
Endeavour Suffers Debris Dings on Liftoff .
Prohibiting gasoline powered vehicles from Ding Darling refuge and not paving The Dyke is not like trying to push a piano through a porthole.
Pilgrim 's Pride Corp. EatWellStayHealthy, EggsPlus, Pilgrim 's Pride, Easy Entrée, Wing Dings.
I'm getting so much cooperation from Ding Ning, one of the next generation of great Chinese female table-tennis players.

In science:

Ding and Tian generalized Futaki invariant for a class of singular varieties and Donaldson defined Futaki invariant for test configurations.
Test configurations and Geodesic rays
Bruck, “On Codes for Optimal Rebuil ding Access ”, in Proc.
Error Resilience in Distributed Storage via Rank-Metric Codes
Other lines which have been modeled in some detail include Ca II K (Fang et al. 1993) and the Ca II λ8542 line (Ding 2003; Berlicki et al. 2008), i.e. those which have received observational attention.
Splinter Session "Solar and Stellar Flares"
For the medium, the role of color coherence among different emitters has only started to be studied in the last couple of years and interesting consequences have arisen — see the excellent review by Konrad Tywoniuk in these procee dings .
Theory summary. Hard Probes 2012
In fact in the Fano case, we may replace the K-energy to the Ding functional to obtain the corresponding result.
On the limit of spectral measures associated to a test configuration