Binger vs Pinger - What's the difference?

binger | pinger |


As nouns the difference between binger and pinger

is that binger is someone who binges while pinger is a device that emits a short, high-pitched sound bust (ie goes, "ping!") such as in sonar or other echo location systems.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

binger

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Someone who binges.
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    pinger

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A device that emits a short, high-pitched sound bust (i.e. goes, "ping!") such as in sonar or other echo location systems.
  • We couldn't take the boat into the shallows near the reef because our sonar pinger was broken.
  • A device that periodically emits a signal that can be monitored to permit movement tracking.
  • The scientist attached a pinger to the carapace of the sea turtle to track its migration.
  • A computer program that sends a ping message over a network.
  • Some people like fancy pingers with extra features, but I always use the default ping application.
  • A user of a ping program; one who pings.
  • Every time we replace the main page, we get flooded with pingers making sure our web site is still there.
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