chirp

(redirected from chirps)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
f]) in degrees Fahrenheit from the number of chirps per minute [N.
Because the distance from the microphone to sound source could not be controlled during male-female interactions, spectral and temporal characteristics of chirps made in the male-female interaction context were not included in statistical tests.
O tempo medio, para deteccao de resposta nos casos de "Passa" na TAN, foi de aproximadamente 69,76 segundos (17-174 segundos), semelhante ao estudo com o potencial de estado estavel (5) que observou um tempo de deteccao de resposta variando entre 76 e 109 segundos, entre os diferentes tipos de chirps de frequencia especifica estudados.
The maximum likelihood (ML) method [7], and modified discrete chirp Fourier transform (DCFT) algorithm for CPS [8] belong to non-correlation algorithms.
It works much like any other social media service used to upload whatever you want to share, but Chirp notifies other people about what you have shared - it turns information about your upload into a sequence of 20 musical notes, played rapidly through your phone's speaker, which can be heard and decoded by any other Chirp-equipped device within earshot.
Below, several modifications of short-time chirps and their parameters will be discussed and compared to typical long chirps.
For testing pulsed hopping chirp radar signals, the center frequency offset measurement is a viable technique.
Chirps and interruptions are repeated in bursts with a temporal association that suggests communication.
Their first chirps in May say shirtsleeve astronomy is on its way.
I've been counting cricket chirps since I was a child, when I first read that the number of chirps a cricket produces in a given amount of time can serve as a sort of thermometer.