• Ping-Pong
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pong an unpleasant smell
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The two most popular sports in the world are Association Football (soccer) and Table Tennis (ping-pong) respectively.
    • pong To improvise on the stage; gag.
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In literature:

I might never see such a splendid one; when PONG went one shot.
"Heroes of the Telegraph" by J. Munro
In the town of Toa-liong-pong was the home of Koa Kau, one of Kai Bok-su's most devoted students.
"The Black-Bearded Barbarian (George Leslie Mackay)" by Mary Esther Miller MacGregor, AKA Marion Keith
Fa'-tek is the general word for tattoo, and pong'-o is the name of woman's tattoo.
"The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
Pong came in to set the table.
"Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories" by Kathleen Norris
Pong howled all night long, but his howls were as nothing compared to the screams of night birds in the trees close by.
"The Man From Brodney's" by George Barr McCutcheon
His name is Pong, but he knows how to get up a meal.
"The Pony Rider Boys in Texas" by Frank Gee Patchin
I remember Maurice saw me back to Cassel about 1 a.m., after much ping-pong and music.
"An Onlooker in France 1917-1919" by William Orpen
White ponge will be your next effort.
"The Independence of Claire" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The more pretentious were called Ping-pongs, while a majority rejoiced in the name of Rough-necks.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
There were periods of absolute silence, when he could hear batteries pong, pong, pong in the distance.
"One Man's Initiation--1917" by John Dos Passos

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
With a ping and a pong the fiddle-strings broke!
the cow jumped over the Moon,
And the little dog laughed to see such fun,
And the Saturday dish went off at a run
with the silver Sunday spoon.
"There Is An Inn, A Merry Old Inn" by J R R Tolkien
The Sissy sports a pink cravat
And often wears a high silk hat;
His voice is like a turtle dove's
And he always wears the "cutest" gloves.
At playing ping-pong he's inured,
And his finger-nails are manicured.
"The Sissy Boy" by Edwin Carty Ranck
Down to a cellar; up agen, an' out -
Bananers - brandy jars - we rush pell-mell,
Turnin' to left, to right, then round about
(The parson, after, said it seemed like 'ell)
Through one last orful pong, then up a stair
Into clean air.
"'Ave a 'eart!" by C J Dennis

In news:

Atari Launches $100,000 Pong Indie Developer Challenge.
When he makes it to college, he is going to be the beer pong champion of the campus for sure.
Hell, forget college, I'll take him as my pong partner right now.
Pong was the first game developed by Atari Inc. Move up and down with the mouse--don't let the ball get past you.
If there's any band in what was once called Austin's "alternative" scene that deserves live preservation, it's Pong .
The Daily Word in BP, poorest president and Pong .
It's also a great time to play Beer Pong .
If you have never played Beer Pong before, don't worry.
Few video games are more basic than Pong , but Charles Moyes and Mengxiang Jiang's version is incredibly complex.
Sports Tags: beer, beer pong .
Pong was released in 1972 by Atari and quickly became a defining game for the entire industry, and later, for video game connoisseurs.
McDonald's Billboard Hosts Giant Game of Pong .
A giant McDonald's video billboard in Stockholm, Sweden is hosting a game of pong that just about anybody with a smart phone can join in, without having to download any new software.
YouTube A giant McDonald's video billboard in Stockholm, Sweden is hosting a game of pong that just about anybody with a smart phone can join in, without having to download any new software.
Like, you know, beer pong .

In science:

Construction of the ping-pong players 7. A Zariski dense free subgroup in characteristic zero 8.
Uniform independence in linear groups
As in Tits’ original proof we use the classical ping-pong lemma (Lemma 2.3) for the action of the subgroup generated by Σ on a pro jective space over some local field.
Uniform independence in linear groups
Section 6 is devoted to the construction of the desired independent elements as ping– pong players on P(kd).
Uniform independence in linear groups
G+ and g−1 (Gc + ) ⊂ F− , g (Gc + ) ⊂ G− , where X c denotes the complement of X . A standard ping-pong argument shows that pairs of endpoints (λ+ (h), λ− (h)) are dense in Λ(F )×Λ(F ), as h runs over elements of F .
Random Heegaard splittings
These queries are available for instance, in Peer-to-Peer networks through the Ping/Pong protocol.
Topology Discovery of Sparse Random Graphs With Few Participants