from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A spot of light on a radar or sonar screen indicating the position of a detected object, such as an aircraft or a submarine.
- noun A high-pitched electronic sound; a bleep.
- noun A transient sharp upward or downward movement, as on a graph.
- noun A temporary or insignificant phenomenon, especially a brief departure from the normal.
- transitive verb To bleep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Radar) a spot of light on a radar screen, showing the position of a reflecting surface, such as an airplane or ship.
- noun a short upward or downward deviation from a trend line on a graph, especially in a plot of some variable, such as an economic variable, against time; rate.
- noun something small or insignificant.
- noun a brief interruption in the continuity of a recorded or transmitted signal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A small dot
registeredon electronic equipment, such as a radaror oscilloscopescreen.
- noun A short sound of a single
pitch, usually electronically generated.
- noun after definition 1 A brief
aberrationor deviationfrom what is expectedor normal.
- verb transitive To
skipover or ignore(with out).
- verb intransitive To change
state abruptly, such as between off and on or dark and light, sometimes implyingmotion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface
- noun a sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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