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bleep out

slang To censor audio by playing a high-pitched "bleep" sound over it, as is often done with expletives. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bleep" and "out." When I heard the replay of that interview on the radio, they had bleeped everything out, so I still don't know what the celebrity said that was so offensive.
See also: out

bleep something out

to replace a word or phrase in a radio or television broadcast with some sort of covering tone. (This is sometimes done to prevent a taboo word or other information from being broadcast.) He tried to say the word on television, but they bleeped it out. They tried to bleep out the whole sentence.
See also: out
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PHILLIP Schofield has rapped this year's Brit Awards as "too safe" for bleeping out Adele swearing after the 9pm watershed.
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This DVD player (the DVD-SL30) is the first product to come with the TV Guardian option, but expect hi-fi systems, TVs and VCRs to eventually start bleeping out the swear words.
His device plugs into sets and checks words in thousandths of a second, bleeping out obscenities.