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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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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