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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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However, just because brain blips are common, that's not to say they should be completely brushed off.
The applied blips can lead either to a regular combustion and an increase of the engine speed or to a stall of the engine.
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:
there is a divestiture or sale of more than fifty percent (50%) of a named insured's assets and/or liabilities; then coverage under this policy will continue for the named insured, but only for blips that happen before the date of such event described above.
Sport is full of cliches, but blip is quickly becoming the most overused one of them all.
OPIS and BLIPS taxpayer members of the class, on their own or through their counsel, should contact Jerry Silk (212-554-1282, Jerry@blbglaw.
With these two measurements, accurate wait times can be displayed," explains Christian Bugislaus Carstens, Marketing Manager at BLIP Systems.
The typical speech given by rival managers last season was that we would have a blip.
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.
Fears of a devastating epidemic of human mad cow disease increased yesterday after a leading scientist said a recent upturn in the number of cases was not a blip but a 'sustained pattern'.
And the upturn, gathered from analysis combining onset incidence with the number of deaths from variant CJD, was not a blip but a "sustained pattern".
With the constant increase in passengers, Edinburgh Airport enlisted the expertise of Denmark-based BLIP Systems to design and implement the BlipTrack solution at the airport's security lines, to help measure and handle passenger numbers smoothly and efficiently.
com)-- The state-of-the-art equipment, known as BlipTrack, developed by Denmark-based BLIP Systems, is helping controllers at Europe's busiest ferry port to reduce bottlenecks and improve vehicle movements by predicting potential traffic congestion on Dover's coast bound A20.
com)-- The system, Imported from Blip Systems in Denmark, involves tracking anonymous Bluetooth devices such as cell phones, headsets, in car navigation systems, as they travel in New Zealand, and using this information to identify travel times and route preference.
With BLIP, the Internet moves onto the street and becomes local.