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beeper

A portable paging device that allows a person to contact (“beep” or page) its wearer by calling a specific telephone number; depending on the device’s sophistication and capacity, a person wearing a beeper may receive a message of various length at a range of up to 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the person contacting them.

beeper

A portable paging device that allows a person to contact–'beep' or page its wearer by calling a specific telephone number; depending on the device's sophistication and capacity, a person contacting the person wearing the beeper may send a message of various length at a range of up to 100 kilometers–62 miles from the 'home base'

beeper

a mobile or static device which emits an auditory warning signal, usually one stimulated by a telemetered signal.
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One large, user-friendly remote can operate three launchers and can trigger a beeper built into each launcher to make finding one easy if misplaced in the field.
I don't believe that backup beepers are necessarily poorly designed for the job.
Likewise, the beeper can serve the same purpose as an e-collar with tone and vibration, with the advantage of being audible to the handler who does not need to assume or guess that a dog hears the tone or feels the vibration.
Fortunately, also thanks to cell phones and beepers, a busy parent can easily set up a conference call from the middle of his third-grader's ballet recital.
Even without assuming a perfect correlation between crime and teen beeper use, it's easy to forbid beepers on the grounds that they are likely to take time and attention away from educational pursuits.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, cellular phones, pagers and beepers.
The Beeper Keeper is also in patent pending status with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Esquivel used to carry a beeper, but he says he didn't receive many of his messages.
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The diagnostic messages and process data (for the three parameters that most urgently need improvement) can be automatically sent via Smart Beeper to pagers worn by personnel throughout the plant.
Determined not to be interrupted, Cuomo left his beeper at home and left the babies with a sitter.
The Beeper will be easy to set up and begin using, and will be capable of managing the location of multiple items.