beeper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From beep +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

beeper (plural beepers)

  1. Something that makes a beeping sound.
    1. A simple computer speaker.
      • 1986, Dr. Dobb's journal of software tools for the professional programmer: volume 11 (page 53)
        The Controls option enables you to resize and move a currently displayed window, as well as toggle the PC beeper.
    2. A pager (wireless telecommunication device).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: biper, beeper

Translations[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English beeper.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbi.pɛr/
  • Rhymes: -ipɛr
  • Syllabification: bee‧per

Noun[edit]

beeper m inan

  1. (electronics) Alternative spelling of biper

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • beeper in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • beeper in Polish dictionaries at PWN