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1. A brief signal or flash of light on a screen. We were beginning to lose hope when a blip on the screen finally indicated the ship's position.
2. By extension, something that is brief and inconsequential. Come on, that was just a blip in an otherwise fun day—stop dwelling on it.
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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.