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beep

 
pronunciation:
bip
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a short, high sound that serves as a signal. A beep is made by an electronic device or a car horn.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: beeps, beeping, beeped
definition 1: to give off a short, high sound as a signal.
The microwave oven beeps when the food is ready.
definition 2: to cause to give off a short, high sound as a signal.
The driver beeped his horn at the dog in the road.