1. noun
a) A small dot registered on electronic equipment, such as a radar or oscilloscope screen.

When the blip began to move up the oscilloscope screen, they followed again.

b) A short sound of a single pitch, usually electronically generated.

At 6:45 pm, the chief officer saw a blip on the radar, approximately seven nautical miles away.

2. verb
a) To skip over or ignore (with out).

If we look, for example, at Laramie County, with a population density of 26.8 per square mile, if you blipped out Cheyenne, Laramie County would change significantly.

b) To change state abruptly, such as between off and on or dark and light, sometimes implying motion.

He listened but his mind heard only words and blipped out meanings.

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