ping-pong ball


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ping-pong ball light hollow ball used in playing table tennis
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In literature:

We find that this ring loaded with only the ping-pong ball, and weighing a total of 2.55 grams does not slip at the low angles.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays" by J. (John) Joly

In poetry:

The Moon is like a ping-pong ball;
I lean against the orchard wall,
And see it soar into the void,
A silky sphere of celluloid.
"Moon-Lover" by Robert W Service

In news:

Snapshots show a weighted Ping-Pong ball sinking into dry quicksand.
Now that the deal has fallen through, the past three months kinda seem like a silly game of Ping-Pong – with the press watching anxiously as the ball zipped back and further.
Those IHSAA ping pong balls continue to bounce in intriguing ways.
Mouth- Juggling Ping Pong Balls.
Jason Vieaux creates his own thumbnail from ping-pong balls and Krazy Glue.
Balloons or ping-pong balls, CNN on the TV in your hotel workout room, taxi windows that roll down and dissidents.
What do you get when you combine an oversized ping-pong paddle with a whiffle ball.
Just add ping -pong balls.
This 9-year-old has amazing accuracy with these crazy ping pong ball tricks.
How Fast Can You Shoot a Ping Pong Ball.
Just add ping- pong balls.
And it that wasn't impressive (or insane) enough, his tower allows ping pong balls to take a half-dozen differently routed tours throughout San Francisco's neighborhoods and famous landmarks.
The Blazers will most likely select in the 10-13 range in the lottery, depending on how the ping pong balls fall.
A dramatic video from a physics professor uses 1,500 ping-pong balls to teach an important lesson.
I think that three ball games in one week certifies me as a sports columnist now, although I haven't actually played too many sports in my life unless you count ping pong and bike riding.

In science:

A peg board and a ping-pong ball, as shown in Figure 1(a), is an example of a classical random walk, where the ping-pong ball is the walker that bounces left or right off the pegs on the board.
Quantum random walks with multiphoton interference and high order correlation functions
With magic ambiance music sufficiently loud to cover the blow dryer’s noise, the instructor can then release a ping pong ball in the air and make it levitate.
Physics Magic