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See also bīng, bǐng, and bìng

English

Noun

Singular
bing

Plural
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  1. (slang): Prison solitary confinement, a term used by inmates.
  2. A heap or pile, such as a slag heap.

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

bing

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, bīng, bǐng, or bìng.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

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