from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See beeper.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device for receiving alpha-numeric messages
- n. A computer program running in a text terminal, used to view (but not modify) the contents of a text file moving down the file one line or one screen at a time.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small electronic communication device which signals when a telephone call has been received at a base station. Each such device receives radio signals from the base station specifically coded for the individual to whom it is registered; the signal given by the device to the registered user may be a beeping sound, indicating that the user should call the base station to receive a message; or it may display a telephone number to which the user may call directly to return the incoming call, or may display a short message. Such devices are small enough to carry in the pocket or pocketbook, or to clip onto a belt or other part of the clothing. Also called beeper.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged
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I loved the Penguins of Madagascar stories in the Ape flipbook — the first four-pager is punchy and true to the characters, and the simple penguin shapes are graphically interesting.
The two pager is much less complete than the page I linked to.
Why do you tell us the two-pager is current and yet say the contingencies are from 2008?
Your two-pager is more current, but less complete.
This fascinating one-pager from a former Drill-Sergeant is a reality-check in respect of chemical, biological and nuclear weapons, explaining what they do, what they don't do, and how you can really protect yourself.
It was far enough in to the month that I was holding the call pager by myself most days.
It shouldn’t surprise them that a guy who wasn’t trustworthy within an important area of his life (his marriage) was also not trustworthy within a less important area (this pager is a private means of communication). should not be surprising.
One of the other pieces I'd like to do would be "The Birds and the Bees," broken down into four 2-page segments (to maybe be able to run them in a magazine somewhere, since a 6-pager is much too long) comparing how the two dykes (one of whom was formerly married) explain sex to their son with how the gay dads explain sex to their son with how Jason's father explains sex to his son, and, of course, how the kids talk about sex amongst themselves.
Fortunately I can work from home, but then again, I have a pager, which is never all that fun.
When I reach the end of the hall, it is with a practiced motion that I slip the first-call pager over the bunched-up cloth at the drawstring waist of my fresh blue scrubs and flip a red neonatal stethoscope to hang around my neck.