beeper: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (bē'pur), [key]
- a device that connects into a telephone circuit and transmits a periodic signal as an indication that the conversation over the circuit is being recorded.
- a similar device attached to a free-ranging animal as an aid to learning its habits; biotelemeter.
- Also calleda pocket-size electronic device whose signal notifies a person of an important message, sometimes displaying the telephone number to be called.
- beeper (Thesaurus)