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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Telephone, telegraph
bleeperbleep‧er /ˈbliːpə $ -ər/ noun [countable] British English  TCTa small machine that you carry with you, that makes short high electronic sounds to tell you that you must telephone someone syn pager, beeper American English
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bleeperI think they must have had a bleeper on my car.Its president had a bleeper attached to her belt.At one stage a bleeper went off in the press gallery which woke up one or two slumbering hacks.A bleeper sounds in the cab if the hoe is unable to distinguish the rows for a long time.The problem is, you have to catch the selfish bleepers first.Recently Kelly explained how her parents carry a special bleeper which would go off when a suitable transplant donor was found.He casually allowed his jacket to fall open revealing the bleeper and the computerized personal memo on his belt.
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