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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.

bleep

(bliːp)
n
1. (Electronics) a short high-pitched signal made by an electronic apparatus; beep
2. (Communications & Information) another word for bleeper
vb
3. (Electronics) (intr) to make such a noise
4. (tr) to call (someone) by triggering the bleeper he or she is wearing
[C20: of imitative origin]

bleep

(blip)
n.
1. a brief beeping sound, usu. of a high pitch and generated by an electronic device.
2. such a sound used to replace objectionable material, as in a broadcast.
3. (used as a euphemism for an obscenity or other objectionable word.)
v.i.
4. (of an electronic device) to emit a series of bleeps as an audible signal.
v.t.
5. to delete or block (sound) from a recording or the like, usu. to censor something objectionable.
[1950–55; perhaps imitative]

bleep


Past participle: bleeped
Gerund: bleeping

Imperative
bleep
bleep
Present
I bleep
you bleep
he/she/it bleeps
we bleep
you bleep
they bleep
Preterite
I bleeped
you bleeped
he/she/it bleeped
we bleeped
you bleeped
they bleeped
Present Continuous
I am bleeping
you are bleeping
he/she/it is bleeping
we are bleeping
you are bleeping
they are bleeping
Present Perfect
I have bleeped
you have bleeped
he/she/it has bleeped
we have bleeped
you have bleeped
they have bleeped
Past Continuous
I was bleeping
you were bleeping
he/she/it was bleeping
we were bleeping
you were bleeping
they were bleeping
Past Perfect
I had bleeped
you had bleeped
he/she/it had bleeped
we had bleeped
you had bleeped
they had bleeped
Future
I will bleep
you will bleep
he/she/it will bleep
we will bleep
you will bleep
they will bleep
Future Perfect
I will have bleeped
you will have bleeped
he/she/it will have bleeped
we will have bleeped
you will have bleeped
they will have bleeped
Future Continuous
I will be bleeping
you will be bleeping
he/she/it will be bleeping
we will be bleeping
you will be bleeping
they will be bleeping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bleeping
you have been bleeping
he/she/it has been bleeping
we have been bleeping
you have been bleeping
they have been bleeping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bleeping
you will have been bleeping
he/she/it will have been bleeping
we will have been bleeping
you will have been bleeping
they will have been bleeping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bleeping
you had been bleeping
he/she/it had been bleeping
we had been bleeping
you had been bleeping
they had been bleeping
Conditional
I would bleep
you would bleep
he/she/it would bleep
we would bleep
you would bleep
they would bleep
Past Conditional
I would have bleeped
you would have bleeped
he/she/it would have bleeped
we would have bleeped
you would have bleeped
they would have bleeped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bleep - a short high tone produced as a signal or warningbleep - a short high tone produced as a signal or warning
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Verb1.bleep - emit a single short high-pitched signalbleep - emit a single short high-pitched signal; "The computer bleeped away"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
Translations
جِهازُ اتِّصاليَدُقُّ، يَرِنُّيَدُقُّ، يَرنُّ
dát signálpípákpípánípípat
bipbippebleeperdyt
píp; hljóîmerki; stutt hátíînihljóîpípa; gefa frá sér stutt hátíînihljóîvari, píptæki, pípari
klaksonaspyptelėjimassiųsti pypsinčius signalus
peidžerspīkstētpīkstiensraidīt pīkstošus signālus
bip sesibip sesi çıkarmakçağrı cihazı

bleep

[bliːp]
A. N (Rad, TV) → pitido m
B. VI [transmitter] → emitir pitidos
C. VT (in hospital etc) → llamar por el busca(personas)

bleep

[ˈbliːp]
n
(on radio)top m
[machine, device] → bip m
viémettre des signaux
vt (= page) [+ doctor] → biper

bleep

n (Rad, TV) → Piepton m
vi (transmitter)piepen
vt (in hospital) doctorrufen

bleep

[bliːp]
1. nbreve segnale m acustico, bip m inv
2. visuonare
3. vt (doctor) → chiamare con il cercapersone

bleep

(bliːp) noun
1. a short, high-pitched burst of sound.
2. (also ˈbleeper) a small instrument for making this sound. Call Dr Smith on his bleep!
verb
to make a short, high-pitched sound, usually by electronic means. Satellites bleep as they circle the earth.
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