Definition of 'beep'
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Sometimes we hear the beeping and get up, sometimes we hear it and stay put for ten minutes. The Sun (2016)Twenty yards into the field we hear the first beep. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You hold it in one place until you hear a beep before moving on to the next area. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Cars beep if you don't put your seatbelt on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He had this electronic beep which I wrote lyrics and melody over. The Sun (2009)When the draw was made I was driving and kept hearing the phone beep. The Sun (2015)There were no doctors or nurses or machines that go beep... beep... beep to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not expecting to find anything - they had searched the field before - they were astonished when one of their metal detectors emitted a loud beep. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Used Occasionally. beep is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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