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beeper

A portable electronic device that receives messages and beeps as a means of notification; a pager. My dad's a doctor, so his beeper goes off at all hours of the day and night.

beeper

n. a portable electronic pager (signal). I have somebody call me during a meeting so my beeper will go off and get me out of it.
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Beepers, also known as pagers in other parts of the world or 'pocket bell' for the Japanese, entered Japan in 1968 through the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corp.
City Manager Richard Meyers is a guest on "The Beeper Show" on days when the City Council meets, and other officials such as the chief of police make themselves available to speak to residents through the radio.
(1) If annoyance level is any indication, backup beepers may be one of the most harmful noises.
An e-collar with a combination of multilevel stimulation and remotely activated beeper location features can be used to reinforce learned behavior and to control impulsive behavior as well as to find any out-of-sight gun dog on water or in the field.
I went on the Eurotunnel train and where the assistant waves you precariously close to the car in front, the beepers were going mental and the noise deafening.
The number of subscribers to beeper services grew to a peak 10.78 million in June 1996.
All DataMan 100 readers offer easy set up with integrated illumination, beeper, adjustable optics, a built-in aimer and a push-button trigger.
Maybe you had a beeper. You tell your boy to beep you, and....
The AnswerNet Network, a telemessaging provider and a contact center outsourcer, has announced it has acquired Airpage/Big Sky Beeper, a contact center, help desk, telemessaging and paging firm with operations in Billings and Helena, Montana, for an undisclosed sum.
If he takes his beeper off and puts it on a counter, he usually forgets it at the end of the case.
Each will perform diode test and has an audible beeper for continuity test, a low-battery indicator, an auto power-off function, and data hold to freeze a reading on the display.
The detectives were not required to remain at the police station, but they could not leave home unless they provided a forwarding number or owned a beeper. They testified that those who did not own beepers could not participate in outdoor activities, such as hunting or fishing; that none of them could leave town or go on vacation; that they could not go on family outings without taking two cars because of the possibility of being called to duty; and that they could not drink alcohol during the entire time period.
An audible and visual alarm appears at the computer or contacts those in charge via beeper, text message or e-mail.
The XE personal dispenser looks like a beeper, is clipped to a belt or clothing, operates with a single hand, and is ergonomically designed to sanitize hands without interrupting work flow.