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 for ding
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ding \Ding\ (d[i^]ng), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dinged, Dang
     (Obs.), or Dung (Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Dinging.] [OE.
     dingen, dengen; akin to AS. dencgan to knock, Icel. dengja to
     beat, hammer, Sw. d[aum]nga, G. dengeln.]
     1. To dash; to throw violently. [Obs.]
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              To ding the book a coit's distance from him.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. To cause to sound or ring.
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     To ding (anything) in one's ears, to impress one by noisy
        repetition, as if by hammering.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ding \Ding\, v. i.
     1. To strike; to thump; to pound. [Obs.]
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              Diken, or delven, or dingen upon sheaves. --Piers
                                                    Plowman.
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     2. To sound, as a bell; to ring; to clang.
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              The fretful tinkling of the convent bell evermore
              dinging among the mountain echoes.    --W. Irving.
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     3. To talk with vehemence, importunity, or reiteration; to
        bluster. [Low]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ding \Ding\, n.
     A thump or stroke, especially of a bell.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ding
      n 1: a ringing sound
      2: an impression in a surface (as made by a blow) [syn: dent,
         ding, gouge, nick]
      v 1: go `ding dong', like a bell [syn: ding, dong,
           dingdong]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "ding":
     bang, bash, beat, belt, best, better, biff, catch, change ringing,
     chime, chiming, chink, clang, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking,
     clink, clout, crack, din, ding-a-ling, dingdong, dinging, dingle,
     dong, donging, douse, drum, exceed, gong, hammer, hit, jangle,
     jingle, jingle-jangle, jinglejangle, jingling, knell, knelling,
     nail, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outshine, peal, peal ringing,
     pealing, pound, ring, ring changes, ringing, slam, slosh, smack,
     sock, sound, sound a knell, ting, ting-a-ling, tingle, tingling,
     tink, tinkle, tinkling, tinnitus, tintinnabulate, toll, tolling,
     whack, whop
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  ding
   n.,vi.
  
      1. Synonym for feep. Usage: rare among hackers, but more common in the {
      Real World.
  
      2. dinged: What happens when someone in authority gives you a minor
      bitching about something, esp. something trivial. ?I was dinged for having
      a messy desk.?
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  ding
  
     1. Synonym for feep.  Usage: rare among hackers, but
     commoner in the Real World.
  
     2. "dinged": What happens when someone in authority gives you
     a minor bitching about something, especially something
     trivial.  "I was dinged for having a messy desk."
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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