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beep·er

 (bē′pər)
n.
1. One that beeps.
2. A pager that beeps or vibrates to alert the person carrying it that someone is trying to make contact by telephone.

beep•er

(ˈbi pər)

n.
a pocket-size electronic device whose signal notifies the person carrying it of a telephone message.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beeper - an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being pagedbeeper - an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged
electronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
Translations
جِهاز الأستِقبال التلفوني: بيبَر
bzučákpagerpípátko
bipperpersonsøger
henkilönhakulaite
minidozivnik
ポケットベル
삐삐
pranešimų gaviklis
elektroniskais pikstulis, bipers
elektronické zariadenie na príjem správ
personsökare
เครื่องส่งสัญญาณติดตามตัว
çağrı aygıtıçağrı cihazı
thiết bị phát ra tiếng bíp bíp

beeper

[ˈbiːpəʳ] Nlocalizador m, busca m

beeper

[ˈbiːpər] n (= pager) → bip m

beeper

n (= gadget)Piepser m (inf)

beeper

[ˈbiːpəʳ] ncicalino; (of doctor etc) → cercapersone m inv

beeper

(ˈbiːpə(r)) noun
a small electronic device used by the person carrying it for receiving short messages.

beeper

جِهَاز إِلِكْترونيّ لإسْتِقْبال رَسَائِل قَصِيرَة pager bipper Signalgeber ηχητικός σηματοδότης busca, buscapersonas henkilönhakulaite bip minidozivnik cercapersone ポケットベル 삐삐 pieper personsøker biper bip, bipe источник звукового сигнала personsökare เครื่องส่งสัญญาณติดตามตัว çağrı cihazı thiết bị phát ra tiếng bíp bíp 传呼机

beeper

n buscapersonas m
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