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bleep

noun [C]  us   /blip/
a short, continuous electronic sound: Cell phones now play pop tunes rather than making bleeps.

bleep

verb [I/T]  us   /blip/
to make a short, continuous electronic sound If an offensive word on television or radio is bleeped or bleeped out, it is replaced with a short, continuous electronic sound: [T] Portions of the program were bleeped before the broadcast
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