blipped blipped

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption
  2. (n) a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A disease that just 13 months earlier had blipped on the CDC's radar screen was rapidly turning epidemic, particularly among gay men and drug addicts.
  2. Days before the seminar began, the junta outlawed the lawyers' group, which previously had barely blipped on Naypyidaw's radar, then requested Thailand to halt the seminar.
  3. In 1982 a cascade of computers beeped and blipped their way into the American office, the American school, the American home.

News

  • A Fully Fledged Android Tablet for $130 Is Your Deal of the Day

    Earlier this morning we blipped that Barnes & Noble is selling current-generation Nooks for as low as $130. You might have missed it among the Apple announcements. But it's worth a second look, because this is one of the best Android tablet deals we've ever seen. Read more...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

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