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blip

(blɪp)
1. n. an intermittently appearing light on a radar screen. A blip caught the controller’s eye for an instant.
2. n. anything quick and insignificant; a onetime thing of little importance. It was nothing, just a blip. The press blew it out of proportion.
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The cause of viral blips is likely multi-factorial and several contributing factors have been proposed to explain detection of intermittent low-level viral loads:
Regardless of the cause, low levels of viremia in patients who are well controlled on otherwise suppressive antiretroviral therapy provide a rationale for the intermittent detection of blips with sensitive assays.
Several retrospective and prospective studies have demonstrated that blips are common, with the percentage of patients who experience a blip over time ranging from 10 % to 40 %.
Sport is full of cliches, but blip is quickly becoming the most overused one of them all.
Sunderland's draw over Gillingham was called a blip and everyone is waiting for Chelsea to suffer their blip.
Peter Knudsen, chief executive at Blip Systems, said: "We are happy to be able to provide Port of Dover with operational data that can be used to optimize processes to the benefit of both the port and the passengers.
8226; BLIP Systems is a privately-held information technology company with headquarters in Vester Hassing, near Aalborg, Denmark.
The typical speech given by rival managers last season was that we would have a blip.
So everyone was sleeping on the blip because the blip was going to happen.
The MBA offers a course in Advanced Bowhunter Education and gives a list of students who complete the course to MDIF&W, which in turn provides the names of BLIP hunters to municipalities or landowners that report nuisance deer problems.
Students are reminded that hunting on private land is a privilege and that cooperating BLIP landowners may have special conditions or procedures Chat hunters must follow.
The on-going collaboration between Beca and Blip Systems has led to the system being deployed across three regions in New Zealand (Auckland, Waikato and Wellington), with coverage expected to expand further in 2013.
Senior Transportation Analyst, Chris Vallyon has been pleased with the performance of the BlipTrack[TM] product: “The Bluetooth tracking technology provided by Blip Systems provides a significant addition to the suite of technologies available to assist New Zealanders in understanding the performance of their assets and infrastructure.
BLIP is a stand-alone local platform, which communicates through Bluetooth(TM) technology, and enables users to gain access to information through their mobile phone, PDA or other mobile device.
BLIP introduces a whole new dimension into mobile networks," said Peter Lundin, managing director of venture BLIP at Ericsson Business Innovation.