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Synonyms for blip

a sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption

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a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface

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In addition to new opportunities for producers and fans, the new blip .
Blip syndicates shows to iTunes, YouTube, Vimeo, AOL Video, Verizon FiOS, TiVo, Sony TVs, Facebook and elsewhere.
Barry Williams, Asda chief merchandising officer for food, and chair of the CBI distributive trades survey panel, said: "Although the high street recovery stalled this month, there is optimism that it was just a blip on the previous run of three months' growth.
We need to make a statement - and show everybody last season was just a blip," he added.
Few prospective study results are available and inconsistencies in study design and viral blip definitions often make cross-study comparisons and extrapolation to clinical management difficult.
In Blip and Bloop, Bloop is an adventurous young dolphin who is almost run down by a ship but is saved at the last minute by his sister Blip.
We will be desperate to get back and show it's only a blip.
ALAN BICKERSTAFF'S defiant pronouncement that last week's shock home defeat to Newi Cefn Druids was a mere blip passed a test at Newtown.
Cllr Bradley said: "This is a blip, a totally unacceptable blip, but I hope everyone still comes to the city and enjoys the birthday celebrations over that weekend.
Blip culture demands autonomy and authority for individuals within their specialized niches.
One site, Blip TV, delivers online television shows.
I'm looking forward to the day when LUG becomes a sad historical blip.
Commercial airlines support a user fee system based on the idea that "a blip is a blip is a blip" on the radar screen.
It'll be a blip in time not seen for another century - 01:02:03 04/05/06.
A blip on the flat line of corporate communication: I wanted to comment on Steve Crescenzo's great article "It's Time to Admit the Hard Truth: We're Not Photographers" ["Editor's Angle," CW, NovemberDecember 2005].