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Ting

[ting] /tɪŋ/
noun
1.
Samuel C(hao) C(hung)
[chou choo ng] /tʃaʊ tʃʊŋ/ (Show IPA),
born 1936, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1976.
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British Dictionary definitions for sam ting

ting1

/tɪŋ/
noun
1.
a high metallic sound such as that made by a small bell
verb
2.
to make or cause to make such a sound
Word Origin
C15: of imitative origin

ting2

/tɪŋ/
noun
1.
(often capital) a variant spelling of thing2

Ting

/tɪŋ/
noun
1.
Samuel Chao Chung. born 1936, US physicist, who discovered the J/psi particle independently of Burton Richter, with whom he shared (1976) the Nobel prize for physics
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