meaning of blip

blip meaning in General Dictionary

an area of light on a radar display showing the place of a reflecting area such an airplane or ship

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  • a sudden small shock or meaningless disruption
  • a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface

blip meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1894, in reference to a type of popping sound, of echoic origin. Radar screen good sense is from 1945. As a verb from 1924. Associated: Blipped; blipping.

blip - German to English