gong

Definitions

Astronomy

  • (written as GONG)
    Global Oscillation Network Group, an organisation which uses sites around the world to observe small fluctuations in the diameter of the Sun
  • acronym forGlobal Oscillation Network Group
    (written as GONG)

Slang

  • noun a medal. The use of the word derives predictably from its resemblance to the metal gong which was ceremoniously sounded in colonial days, itself named from an echoic Malayan word.
  • noun a Chinese person. Recorded as an item of Sowetan slang in the Cape Sunday Times, 29 January 1995.
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/gong.html