blip

Definitions

General English

Banking

  • noun bad economic figures (a higher inflation rate, lower exports, etc.), which only have a short-term effect

Commerce

  • noun a short period when movement forwards or upwards is stopped

Electronics

  • The display of a received pulse on a CRT, especially a radar screen. It may appear, for instance, as a spot of light.
  • A short pulse that serves as a signal, such as that used in the Morse code.
  • A small mark or spot on a recordable medium which is used for tracking purposes.
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