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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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Braun also explained that other people's awareness of your increased forgetfulness and whether or not these blips interfere with your ability to complete daily tasks are also signs that it may be time to see your primary care physician about your forgetfulness.
As a first step around two hundred blipping events have been applied manually with the goal to create very short blip durations.
In this section, a three-lane CA model for BLIP under V2V environment is presented.
Transient viremia occurred in 122 (27.2 %) of the study participants and nine (7.4 %) of them had more than one blip (i.e., 22.5 blips/100 person-years).
It remains to be seen whether January's discount-driven growth was just a blip."
The words "blip" and "connected services" are defined in Part I--Covered.
"Every team is going to have a blip during the season and I always felt we could bounce back straight away," Bickerstaff said.
One site, Blip TV, delivers online television shows.
I'm looking forward to the day when LUG becomes a sad historical blip.
Commercial airlines support a user fee system based on the idea that "a blip is a blip is a blip" on the radar screen.
A blip on the flat line of corporate communication: I wanted to comment on Steve Crescenzo's great article "It's Time to Admit the Hard Truth: We're Not Photographers" ["Editor's Angle," CW, NovemberDecember 2005].