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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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1PM THE team grab a sandwich before racing back to work - keeping their bleepers by their sides.
He tried to alert the Greystones firefighters twice using a bleeper system before resorting to a slower phone-based system when he got no response.
Now of course the terriers have bleepers which transmit from 15ft below the surface.
The bright 10-year-old invented the Bike Bleeper after his school friend Lee Thompson-Walker was killed on his bike in Llanrwst in July 2008.
When my bleeper went off I turned left from Priory Road trade was quiet - my jovial server was enjoying some Indian Premier League cricket on TV - an 80p cone of good chips weighed 250g on my in-car scales and deserved a second innings.
Let's hope show bosses have got a finger on the bleeper button.
September 2005: Kayley's bleeper goes off and she travels to London's Great Ormond Street for her eight-hour operation.
Add that to the bleeper and the blades and you're in deep doo-doo.
Heh, I don't know a single vet that hasn't, at some point in his life, been saved from a most hideous party and some truly awful food by the sound of his bleeper.
She said: "If they found a suitable donor, the bleeper would flash and I'd have to go straight to hospital.
If plans go ahead, patients would be handed a bleeper when they arrive at the central reception desk in outpatients.
Mr Neil's partner Sally Spencer said it was only by accident that he managed to save Dr Donald, who was located thanks to an automatic bleeper she was wearing.