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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Telephone, telegraph
beeperbeep‧er /ˈbiːpə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  TCTa small machine that you carry with you that makes short high electronic sounds to tell you that you must telephone someone syn bleeper, pager
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beeperIn a centralized system, the principal asks the school board to promulgate a regulation about beepers.Bosses attached beepers to their favorite analysts, making it possible to call them in at all hours.Backcountry skiers head for the hills with their shovels and avalanche beepers.C., its members carry beepers and can be ready to go anywhere in the world within hours.He said, when he got the beeper.Sure I know kids are into thum beeper shits right now.Consider the school principal who discovers students wearing beepers to stay in contact with their superiors in the drug trade.And then you can always keep your beeper.
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