blips1) N-COUNT A blip is a small spot of light, sometimes occurring with a short, high-pitched sound, which flashes on and off regularly on a piece of equipment such as a radar screen.2) N-COUNT A blip in a straight line, such as the line on a graph, is a point at which the line suddenly makes a sharp change of direction before returning to its original direction.3) N-COUNT A blip in a situation is a sudden but temporary change or interruption in it.
Interest rates generally have been declining since last spring, despite a few upward blips in recent weeks.
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blip — [blip] 1. n. an intermittently appearing light on a radar screen. □ A blip caught the controller’s eye for an instant. □ Did you see that blip, Freddy? 2. n. anything quick and insignificant; a onetime thing of little importance. □ It was nothing … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
blip — lip n. 1. (Radar) a spot of light on a radar screen, showing the position of a reflecting surface, such as an airplane or ship. Note: this sense is also used metaphorically to mean a barely perceptible object;, Kennedy s candidacy was a mere… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
blip — /blip/, n., v., blipped, blipping. n. 1. Also called pip. Electronics. a. a spot of light on a radar screen indicating the position of a plane, submarine, or other object. b. (loosely) any small spot of light on a display screen. 2. a brief… … Universalium
blip — [blıp] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: From the sound of a sudden light hit] 1.) a short high electronic sound, or a flashing light on the screen of a piece of electronic equipment ▪ blips on a radar screen 2.) a short pause or change in a process or … Dictionary of contemporary English
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blip — [blip] n. [echoic of a brief sound] 1. a luminous image on an oscilloscope, as one on a radar screen showing the location of an aircraft, ship, etc. 2. a quick, sharp sound 3. a slight change or variation 4. a brief, temporary interruption vi.… … English World dictionary
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blip — (n.) 1894, in reference to a kind of popping sound, of echoic origin. Radar screen sense is from 1945. As a verb from 1924. Related: Blipped; blipping … Etymology dictionary
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