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bleep

 (blēp)
n.
A brief high-pitched sound, as from an electronic device.
v. bleeped, bleep·ing, bleeps
v.intr.
To emit a bleep or bleeps.
v.tr.
To edit out (spoken material) from a broadcast or recording, especially by replacing with an electronic sound: The station bleeped out the expletives from the taped interview.

[Imitative.]

bleep′er n.

bleeper

(ˈbliːpə)
n
(Communications & Information) a small portable radio receiver, carried esp by doctors, that sounds a coded bleeping signal to call the carrier. Also called: bleep
Translations

bleeper

[ˈbliːpəʳ] N (= pager) → busca m inv, buscapersonas m inv

bleeper

[ˈbliːpər] n [doctor] → bip m

bleeper

nFunkrufempfänger m, → Piepser m (inf)

bleeper

[ˈbliːpəʳ] n (of doctor) → cercapersone m inv
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Now of course the terriers have bleepers which transmit from 15ft below the surface.
They said it included revving of car engines, bangs and crashes, high-pitched reversing bleepers and guard dogs barking at night.
NURSES OF WARD 22 IT takes a special kind of person To do the jobs that nurses do Working non-stop all the day And through the night time too Some of the patients are attention seekers They think they are the only ill ones there All day long they press their bleepers Surely, they must know that others need care Nurses are doing a thankless job A job that is really worthwhile Dealing with some nasty work But still managing to give a smile Their words of encouragement Are better than any pill or medication On their feet all of the day Very little time for relaxation Emptying bottles and bedpans Taking care of the frail and old Fantastic people, every one of them All angels with a heart of gold.
Lorries have flashing beacons and reversing bleepers, but what if someone who is walking behind one is blind, deaf, or just cannot walk very fast to get out of the way?
And all battery-powered devices used by the trust - including torches and bleepers - will be run entirely on rechargeable batteries, saving pounds 6,000 a year.
Their mission was accomplished: to raise pounds 360 towards bleepers for Rhyl lifeboat crewmen' The cast of Rhyl's Little Theatre's latest production The Railway Children board a Llangollen Steam Railway locomotive on May 14, 1989.
It was later revealed that the doctors' bleepers weren't working that day - another crucial lapse.
Delegates gathered at the British Medical Association conference in Llandudno, North Wales, said they should be allowed to use mobiles rather than bleepers to communicate with colleagues.
They will be fitted with special tags that set off electronic bleepers if they go too near their victims' homes.
Customers with bleepers can key in their interests, such as movies and shopping.
With the Experiencing Sampling Method that has been developed and utilized by them over the past 15 years or so, the participants are required to carry small bleepers as they undertake their daily activities.