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Ting

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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From far and near The music stealing, ting, ting, ting!
On every tree What lamps are shining, ting, ting, ting!
"Haste, oh haste, to take and taste The dainties waiting, ting, ting, ting!
What the girl thought was hidden by the mask of her expression, which was tinged only by a little shadow of sadness that might have been for Carthoris, herself, or for them both.
Look at me, please -- this is what I mean......Now you are get- ting it; that is the idea -- at least, it sort of approaches it......Yes, that is pretty fair.
Nothing unbecoming tinged the pride; it was a natural and worthy one; but he observed it as a curiosity.
Nicholson had remarked his son's entanglement with satisfaction, tinged by humour; and his smile, if it still was a thought contemptuous, had implied consent.
The men got up grunting from the grass, regret- ting the soft repose.
The next morning going on deck, as he always did at an early hour, the patron found Dantes leaning against the bulwarks gazing with intense earnestness at a pile of granite rocks, which the rising sun tinged with rosy light.
Evening came, and Edmond saw the island tinged with the shades of twilight, and then disappear in the darkness from all eyes but his own, for he, with vision accustomed to the gloom of a prison, continued to behold it last of all, for he remained alone upon deck.
If it had lasted longer it might have tinged my employments and life.
EVERY time my phone tings, I attend to it to see if it's a reminder of official nature, an important email, or yet another news story by some publication house which is run in clouds with a network so widespread that the word infinite applies.