Definition of table tennis. : a game resembling tennis that is played on a tabletop with wooden paddles and a small hollow plastic ball.
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Table tennis is a game played inside by two or four people. The players stand at each end of a table which has a low net across the middle and hit a small light ball over the net, using small bats. COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers.
Your browser doesn't support HTML5 audio. / ˈteɪ·bəl ˌten·ɪs / (trademark Ping-Pong) a game played on a large table where players at each end hit a small, light ball over a low net. (Definition of table tennis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
table tennis. noun. a miniature form of tennis played on a table with small bats and a light hollow ball. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012. WORD OF THE DAY.
Table tennis, also known as ping-pong and whiff-whaff, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball, also known as the ping-pong ball, back and forth across a table using small rackets. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net.
Table tennis is a form of tennis played on a special table rather than on a tennis court. Table tennis rackets resemble paddles, and the table tennis ball which is about the size of a golf ball, is smooth, hollow, extremely light, and bounces easily on the hard table top.
It is widely believed that Table Tennis and Ping Pong mean the same thing. Generally, many people feel that Table Tennis is the more formal game in which players compete in tournaments globally, while Ping Pong is the less formal version of the game.
The upper surface of a table tennis table which lies in a horizontal plane 76cm (2ft 6in) above the floor. Point: A unit of scoring in table tennis. A rally where the result is scored. Push: A backspin shot usually executed over the playing surface. ^ Top of page ^ R Racket: The equipment used to hit the ball.