chirp

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Noun[edit]

chirp (plural chirps)

  1. A short, sharp or high note or noise, as of a bird or insect.
  2. (radar, sonar, radio telescopy etc.) A pulse of signal whose frequency sweeps through a band of frequencies for the duration of the pulse.

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Verb[edit]

chirp (third-person singular simple present chirps, present participle chirping, simple past and past participle chirped)

  1. (intransitive) to make a short, sharp, cheerful note, as of small birds or crickets
  2. (intransitive) to speak in a high-pitched staccato

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