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ting1

[ting] /tɪŋ/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
1.
to make or cause to make a high, clear, ringing sound.
noun
2.
a tinging sound.
Origin
1485-1495
1485-95; imitative; see tang2

ting2

[ting] /tɪŋ/
noun
1.
thing2 .
Origin
< Danish, Norwegian, Swedish; cognate with Icelandic thing thing2

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 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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Encyclopedia Article for ting

lagting

in medieval Scandinavia, the local, provincial, and, in Iceland, national assemblies of freemen that formed the fundamental unit of government and law. Meeting at fixed intervals, the things, in which democratic practices were influenced by male heads of households, legislated at all levels, elected royal nominees, and settled all legal questions. They were presided over by the local chieftain or by a law speaker (one unusually learned in the unrecorded law) and were dominated by the most influential members of the community. In Iceland the things ultimately led to the founding of the Althing, the Icelandic parliament. In the 13th and 14th centuries the things in other countries gradually lost their prerogatives to bureaucratized courts and noble-clerical councils

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