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beep



Pronunciation: (bēp), [key]
n.
1. a short, relatively high-pitched tone produced by a horn, electronic device, or the like as a signal, summons, or warning.
2. one of the periodic signals sounded by a beeper.

v.i.
to make or emit such a sound: When the timer beeps, take the cake out of the oven.

v.t.
1. to sound (a horn, warning signal, etc.): impatient drivers beeping their horns.
2. to announce, warn, summon, etc., by beeping: The doctor was beeped to call the hospital.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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