[ US /ˈbɫɪp/ ]
[ UK /blˈɪp/ ]
  1. a sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption
    renewed jitters in the wake of a blip in retail sales
    the market had one bad blip today
    you can't react to the day-to-day blips
  2. a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface
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How To Use blip In A Sentence

  • At the touch of a button one of the blank monitors blipped to life, displaying a scene that was being picked up by a hidden remote camera.
  • The "SynchroRev Match" function automatically controls and adjusts engine speed when shifting to the speed of the next gear position, essentially "blipping" the throttle to smooth out any up / down shifts. Autoblog
  • And that desire to foster a copacetic synthesis between carbon-based life forms and artificial devices can be heard in every blip and digitized beat played.
  • You will recognise them for no more or less than temporary blips on a radar screen of satisfaction.
  • Entering her apartment, Kayleigh saw the answering machine light blipping.
  • It was a blip on the screen. Times, Sunday Times
  • He's got the groove going and he paces his compilations like an expert DJ, but his blips and bleeps sound awfully derivative.
  • It is something he is drumming into his players and before the recent blip it looked like he was getting through. The Sun
  • In the darkened operations room below decks, grey overalled officers and sailors watched an approaching blip on their radar screens.
  • I mean, I loved Somewhere in Time in its day ... and Time and Again ... and Quantum Leap and Voyager and, you know, that show with the weirdly dressed fellow blipping about in a 1960's Police Box. RTD = Deceptively Playful
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