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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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T&B 2500 (Train & Beep) Series Described as the ultimate e-collar for the upland gamebird hunter, the new Dogtra Train & Beep features a beeper horn that is built into the receiver for a less bulky look.
I don't believe that backup beepers are necessarily poorly designed for the job.
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 was in one car recently and, as soon as you turned on the engine, off went this beeper.
To get around this problem, Chamberlain devised an automated reset mechanism, which was exploited by Skylink's universal beeper.
This disabled most beepers in North America for several days.
I don't think you should be allowed to bring a beeper or cell phone to school.
Other ways to reduce noise are to move equipment alarms away from patients, relocate nurses' stations away from rooms, switch beepers to vibrating mode, and train doctors and nurses to speak more softly.
Fortunately, also thanks to cell phones and beepers, a busy parent can easily set up a conference call from the middle of his third-grader's ballet recital.
Readers may be interested to know that some states have passed laws that forbid student use of beepers.
This business also includes establishments primarily engaged in providing telephone paging and beeper services and those engaged in leasing telephone lines or other methods of telephone transmission, such as optical fiber lines and microwave or satellite facilities, and reselling the use of such methods to others.
I went to Beepers with my nan and asked about whether they could do it.
Whatever the pros and cons, beepers have caught on big.
LATIN TRADE correspondent Julie Dulude spent some time on the road in Central America, talking to kids about their favorite techie toys, like cell phones, Web-based mail and beepers.
Most beepers in major cities should be operating again after the malfunction last week of a communications satellite, pager industry officials said.