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bleep Explained

bleep at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[bli:p]

bleep at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"electronic noise," 1953, imitative. Meaning "edit a sound over a word deemed unfit for broadcast" is from 1968. ///

bleep at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1900-2000; Origin: From the sound]//
1 a short high sound made by a piece of electronic equipment:
2 a bleeper:
bleep 2 v
1 [I] to make a high electronic sound: --The timer on the cooker started to bleep.//
2 [T] BrE to let someone know, through their bleeper, that you want them to telephone you: American Equivalent: beep//
3 [T] also bleep out : to prevent an offensive word being heard on television or the radio by making a high electronic sound// --All the swear words had been bleeped out.//

bleep at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

bleep
n : a short high tone produced as a signal or warning [syn: {beep}]
v : emit a single short high-pitched signal; "The computer
bleeped away"

bleep at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Onomatopoeic

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • A brief high-pitched sound, as from some electronic device.
    1. Inter: euphemisti » c Something named by an explicit noun in the original, unedited version of the containing sentence.
    2. : What the bleep are you doing?
    3. Inter: music » slang|uncountable A broad genre of electronic music with goth and industrial influences, as opposed to traditional gothic rock.
    4. 2005, "Jennie Kermode", What is gothic? (on newsgroup alt.gothic)
    5. : See, there are a huge number of people in this city who look like goths and talk the talk and claim to enjoy much of the same music I do, so it confuses me somewhat that the clubs all play bleep. I would have thought there would be enough people to make something else work.
    6. 2005, "oldgoth", TheavingInter: SI » C Goths (on newsgroup uk.people.gothic)
    7. : A number of nights now steer away from the EBM of yesteryear. The scene is alive and kicking with plenty of new bands that aren't reliant on synths. All you have to do is look. At InsanitoriuM we have a large, young, crowd that would up and leave if we started playing bleep at them, and we're not alone.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » high-pitched sound

  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|piippaus
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|bip
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Pieps|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|pip
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|bip


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-ver » b
  • Inter: intransitiv » e To emit one or more bleeps.
    1. Inter: transitiv » e To edit out inappropriate spoken language in a broadcast by replacing offending words with bleeps.

      Derived terms

      * bleeper

  • bleep out
  • bleepy

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » to emit high-pitched sound
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|piipata
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|piepen, Inter: t+ » de|piepsen

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|biplemek, Inter: l » tr|bip Inter: l » tr|bip Inter: t+ » tr|yapmak,


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * plebe
    Category: Category:English onomatopoeias -
    Translation: et » bleep
    Translation: ko » bleep
    Translation: pl » bleep
    Translation: ru » bleep
    Translation: fi » bleep
    Translation: tr » bleep
    Translation: vi » bleep
    Translation: zh » bleep