table tennis


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n table tennis a game (trademark Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ball
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In literature:

The daily routine of the library, the tennis courts, and the jolly table talk brought out the boy in him that had been submerged.
"The Vision Spendid" by William MacLeod Raine
The class cup, that we won at tennis in our sophomore year is on the table somewhere.
"Betty Wales Senior" by Margaret Warde
Perhaps you spy the inevitable tennis-court, swarming with players, and bordered with tables covered with tea and sweets.
"Tales of the Malayan Coast" by Rounsevelle Wildman
On a table there was a tennis trophy.
"Ye of Little Faith" by Roger Phillips Graham
On reaching his lodgings he found Major Dolgelly Jones in his sitting-room, sitting on the edge of his table tossing up a tennis-ball.
"A Book of Ghosts" by Sabine Baring-Gould

In news:

Its table tennis skills are on display at the China International Industry Fair, held in Shanghai.
A 1971 table tennis competition between the US and China laid the groundwork for a foreign relations breakthrough.
Chinese researchers created this robot to play table tennis in an effort to test skills like coordination and balance.
My kids were playing around in the house and a tennis racket hit the leg of our coffee table.
Teens clinch table tennis bids.
Athletes from over 100 countries compete in table tennis , one of the most popular Paralympic sports.
Table tennis with Biba Golic.
Jonathon Brandmeier plays table tennis with Biba Golic, the "Anna Kournikova of table tennis .".
The Truth About Table Tennis .
INTERVIEWS Hot Chip Are Soundtracking Olympic Table Tennis .
Table tennis national championships are this week in Virginia Beach.
Table-tennis players of all ages go for the kill.
Olympic table tennis born in the South Bay.
Biba Golic, Ariel Hsing face off at Chicago International Table Tennis Festival at the Trump Tower on Thursday, September 27, 2012.
CB East High School student William Dubiel is focused as he returns a shot while playing against Mark Rubino, a CB East teacher, Tuesday night during a table tennis tournament.

In science:

Suppose there is a box containing table-tennis balls, and we want to know how many balls there are in the box.
Finite Sets and Counting