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blip

[blip]
(electronics)
The display of a received pulse on the screen of a cathode-ray tube. Also known as pip.
An ideal infrared radiation detector that detects with unit quantum efficiency all of the radiation in the signal for which the detector was designed, and responds only to the background radiation noise that comes from the field of view of the detector.
(graphic arts)
A mark, spot, or line on a medium such as microfilm that is optically sensed and is used for counting or timing.

blip

The display of a received pulse on a cathoderay tube (CRT). Normally, blip refers to returns from aircraft and not those from permanent objects or features. Also called a pip or an echo.

blip

(1) An individual Google Wave message. See Google Wave.

(2) A mark, line or spot on a medium, such as microfilm, that is optically sensed and used for timing or counting purposes.
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Several retrospective and prospective studies have demonstrated that blips are common, with the percentage of patients who experience a blip over time ranging from 10 % to 40 %.
After the first defeat the blip would arrive and when someone got injured the blip was definitely coming.
And how about this one ( you'll never guess who said this: "My only hope is that it is just a temporary blip and that the race will be back on.
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Man United didn't start too well, Arsenal had a blip and lost at home to teamswewouldn't expect them to, and hopefully this will be the end of our blip otherwise teams are going to pull away.
The general performance and result against Arsenal showed other recent results were a blip.
Robyn Archer's departure is a blip, but Liverpool stands much bigger than one individual.
Economists are divided on what this means - whether it's a portend of the future or just a blip caused by a jump in oil prices and health-care costs that employers can't absorb.
But experts say this blip in the stats may not be what it appears.