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chirp

 (chûrp)
n.
A short, high-pitched sound, such as the one a small bird or insect makes.
intr.v. chirped, chirp·ing, chirps
To make a short, high-pitched sound.

[Middle English *chirpen, of imitative origin.]

chirp

(tʃɜːp)
vb (intr)
1. (Zoology) (esp of some birds and insects) to make a short high-pitched sound
2. to speak in a lively fashion
n
(Zoology) a chirping sound, esp that made by a bird
[C15 (as chirpinge, gerund): of imitative origin]
ˈchirper n

CHIRP

(tʃɜːp)
n acronym for
(Aeronautics) Confidential Human Incidents Reporting Programme: a system, run by the RAF Institute of Medicine, by which commercial pilots can comment on safety trends without the knowledge of their employers

chirp

(tʃɜrp)

n.
1. the short, sharp sound made by small birds and certain insects.
2. any similar sound, esp. of a cheerful, excited tone.
v.i.
3. to make the sound of a chirp.
v.t.
4. to say or express with such a sound.
[1400–50; late Middle English chyrpynge (ger.); expressive word akin to cheep, chirk]
chirp′er, n.

chirp


Past participle: chirped
Gerund: chirping

Imperative
chirp
chirp
Present
I chirp
you chirp
he/she/it chirps
we chirp
you chirp
they chirp
Preterite
I chirped
you chirped
he/she/it chirped
we chirped
you chirped
they chirped
Present Continuous
I am chirping
you are chirping
he/she/it is chirping
we are chirping
you are chirping
they are chirping
Present Perfect
I have chirped
you have chirped
he/she/it has chirped
we have chirped
you have chirped
they have chirped
Past Continuous
I was chirping
you were chirping
he/she/it was chirping
we were chirping
you were chirping
they were chirping
Past Perfect
I had chirped
you had chirped
he/she/it had chirped
we had chirped
you had chirped
they had chirped
Future
I will chirp
you will chirp
he/she/it will chirp
we will chirp
you will chirp
they will chirp
Future Perfect
I will have chirped
you will have chirped
he/she/it will have chirped
we will have chirped
you will have chirped
they will have chirped
Future Continuous
I will be chirping
you will be chirping
he/she/it will be chirping
we will be chirping
you will be chirping
they will be chirping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chirping
you have been chirping
he/she/it has been chirping
we have been chirping
you have been chirping
they have been chirping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chirping
you will have been chirping
he/she/it will have been chirping
we will have been chirping
you will have been chirping
they will have been chirping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chirping
you had been chirping
he/she/it had been chirping
we had been chirping
you had been chirping
they had been chirping
Conditional
I would chirp
you would chirp
he/she/it would chirp
we would chirp
you would chirp
they would chirp
Past Conditional
I would have chirped
you would have chirped
he/she/it would have chirped
we would have chirped
you would have chirped
they would have chirped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chirp - a sharp sound made by small birds or insectschirp - a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
tweet - a weak chirping sound as of a small bird
Verb1.chirp - make high-pitched soundschirp - make high-pitched sounds; "the birds were chirping in the bushes"
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
chitter, twitter - make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
2.chirp - sing in modulationchirp - sing in modulation      
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
sing - produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"

chirp

verb chirrup, pipe, peep, warble, twitter, cheep, tweet The birds chirped loudly in the hedges.
Translations
زَقْزَقَهيُزَقْزِقُ
crvlikánícrvlikat
kvidrekvidrenpippepippensang
kvak, tístkvaka, tísta
čirkštičirškimas
čiepstēšanačiepstētčivināšanačivināt
cvrlikaniecvrlikaťšveholeniešveholiť
čivkanječivkati
cırcırcırcır etmekcıvıldamakcıvıltı

chirp

[tʃɜːp]
A. N [of birds] → pío m, gorjeo m; [of crickets] → chirrido m, canto m
B. VI [birds] → piar, gorjear; [crickets] → chirriar, cantar

chirp

[ˈtʃɜːrp]
n
[birds] → pépiement m, gazouillis m
[grasshopper] → stridulation f
vi
[bird] → pépier, gazouiller
[grasshopper] → chanter, striduler
vt [person] (= say happily) → dire gaiement

chirp

vi (birds)zwitschern; (crickets)zirpen
n (of birds)Piepser m; (= chirping)Piepsen nt no pl, → Zwitschern nt no pl; (of crickets)Zirpen nt no pl; I don’t want to hear another chirp out of youich möchte keinen Muckser mehr von dir hören (inf)

chirp

[tʃɜːp] chirrup [ˈtʃɪrəp]
1. n (of birds) → cinguettio; (of crickets) → cri cri m
2. vi (see n) → cinguettare, fare cri cri

chirp

(tʃəːp) chirrup (ˈtʃirəp) nouns
the sharp, shrill sound of certain birds and insects.
verb
to make such a sound.
References in classic literature ?
Until at last they got so jumbled together, in the hurry-skurry, helter-skelter, of the match, that whether the kettle chirped and the Cricket hummed, or the Cricket chirped and the kettle hummed, or they both chirped and both hummed, it would have taken a clearer head than yours or mine to have decided with anything like certainty.
He twittered and chirped and hopped along the wall as if he were telling her all sorts of things.
she cried out, pattering down the walk; and she chirped and tried to whistle, which last she did not know how to do in the least.
Then the twins crumbled their bread on the ground, and the wrens pecked it, and chirruped and chirped.
The boy chuckled and chirped his delight in the spectacle, and Jerry found surcease and easement sufficient to enable him to speak with his tongue after the heart-eloquent manner of dogs.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): A little birdie chirped that Prabhas had a meeting with filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala.
In this paper we will provide a feasibility study for a microwave photonic system capable of generating chirped pulses while providing suitable time-delays for antenna beam steering.
The impulse response measurement, also known as time sidelobe measurement, can be used to verify the performance of frequency chirped pulses.
That's a huge leap from Minogue's '80s-era heyday as a key cog in the Stock Aitken Waterman hit machine, during which she dutifully chirped ditties like "Better the Devil You Know," "Shocked," "The Loco-Motion," and "I Should Be So Lucky" (the latter two were hits in the States), among numerous other frothy anthems that rendered her a turntable staple in gay nightclubs.
At an informal meeting during the Optical Fiber Communication Conference in February of 1999 (OFC'99), a quorum of industry representatives recommended measuring several specific spectral and relative group delay (RGD) properties of a chirped FBG.
But a voice behind him chirped, ``We've moved somebody, 'cause California's up real high.
A chirped radar signal has a frequency modulation during its pulse to allow a compression of the received return pulses for signal-to-noise advantage.