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beep

beep

 
pronunciation:
bip
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun, verb)
part of speech: noun
definition: a short, usu. high-pitched warning signal.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: beeped, beeping, beeps
definition: to emit a short warning signal.
The microwave oven will beep when the food is ready.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to emit a short warning signal.
He beeped his car horn at the dog in the road.
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