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chirp (plural chirps)

  1. A short, sharp or high note or noise, as of a bird or insect.
  2. (radar, sonar, radio telescopy etc.) A pulse of signal whose frequency sweeps through a band of frequencies for the duration of the pulse.

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chirp (third-person singular simple present chirps, present participle chirping, simple past and past participle chirped)

  1. (intransitive) to make a short, sharp, cheerful note, as of small birds or crickets
  2. (intransitive) to speak in a high-pitched staccato
  3. (transitive, radar, sonar, radio telescopy etc.) To modify (a pulse of signal) so that it sweeps through a band of frequencies throughout its duration.

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