bleeping


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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.
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bleep•ing

(ˈbli pɪŋ)

adj.
(used to replace a word or words regarded as objectionable): Get that bleeping cat out of here!
[1975–80]
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