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beep

noun A single detonation of a beeper.
 
verb To contact another person by portable pager—e.g., Dr. Kildare was beeped on rounds. Page is the more commonly used written form.

beep

Bleep, British verb To contact by portable pager–eg, Dr. Kildare was beeped on rounds
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When the Soviets launched the first man-made satellite in October 1957-ahead of America's planned Vanguard--it didn't actually do anything but fly and emit its beeping signals.
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One beeping beep after another, bringing over there over here.
One day I got home and heard an intermittent beeping sound every few minutes.
The beeping robot slowly rolls toward the infant and stops just beyond her reach.
When the beeping intruder appeared, an experimenter playing with the infants posed either happy or fearful expressions while the mother, sitting across the room, maintained a neutral expression.