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  • (noun) an unexpected, minor, and typically temporary deviation from a general trend. “the Chancellor dismissed rising inflation as a blip”
  • (noun) a very short high-pitched sound made by an electronic device. “computer games can drive you crazy with their blips and bleeps”
  • (noun) a small flashing point of light on a radar screen representing an object. “air traffic controllers watching the blips on their radars”
  • (verb) (of an electronic device) make a very short high-pitched sound or succession of sounds. “big boxes of esoteric electronics hummed and blipped”
  • (verb) open (the throttle of a motor vehicle) momentarily. “he straddled the bike and blipped the throttle”

Blip meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रडार लक्ष्य, ब्लिप

Blip origin

  • late 19th century (denoting a sudden rap or tap): imitative; the noun sense ‘unexpected deviation’ dates from the 1970s.

Blip in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • PMI: Is this a blip in India’s services sector or a cooling off?, Business activity in India’s services sector bore the brunt of election-related uncertainty in the run-up to the event. The seasonally adjusted …
  • India vs Pakistan: Dhoni’s rare DRS blip, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been so accurate in calling for the Decision Review System (DRS) so much that it had been rechristened as ‘Dhoni …
  • Consumption Slowdown A ‘Blip‘ That Can Be Corrected, Says ITC’s …, India’s consumption slowdown is just a “blip” that can be corrected with a couple of measures.That’s according to S Sivakumar, chief executive offer of the …
  • Unsettled Aussies embrace Cup uncertainty, With a loss to India marking their only blip so far, the Aussies find themselves in the unusual spot of sitting on top of the World Cup standings yet …
  • Trade row a blip in US ties, From June 5, the preferential trade terms for a category of Indian exports to the United States will come to an end. President Donald Trump’s …

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