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chirp

[chərp]
(communications)
An undesirable variation in the frequency of a continuous-wave carrier when it is keyed.
The sound heard in a code receiver when the transmitted carrier frequency is increased linearly for the duration of a pulse code.
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I cannot name the tiny chirper who follows me along the creek
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Louis Post-Dispatch turned 100 earlier this year, the front page chirper received birthday wishes from cartoon characters across the country.
Sauce brand ambassador Paul Bissonnette, who displays his gritty passion for the game as a member of the Phoenix Coyotes and moonlights as an expert Twitter chirper and social media pro, looks forward to making some room on the bench for another elite hockey personality.
In fact, so quiet is the Ampera that there's a stalk-mounted chirper to warn pedestrians or cyclists of your approach.
Afloat in orange cages on the coastal wetland, the featherless chirpers warn researchers of toxic fumes rising from oil.
The cheeky chirpers have taken up residence at a new emergency quadrant now under construction at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd.
Among the males, infrequent chirpers (less than one call per minute) survived an average of 34 minutes before becoming bat food, while frequent chirpers (60 calls per minute) survived an average of 26 seconds.
Other highlights include the Cheery Chirpers, cute birds that baby can make jump up and down to hear them chirp, and Teethimals, furry friends that come with chewy teether bodies textured for teething time.