Clearly, firms lost money trading and investing in private-equity or hedge funds, but that was only a blip on their screens.
The next day, Gawker, InTouch, and other U.S. outlets picked up the story, but the Cosby story was still only a blip on Twitter.
“This is not just a blip in emigration,” according to the Bundesagentur fur Arbeit report.
(The choppy, inert 2000 TV movie with Toby Stephens, Mira Sorvino and Paul Rudd barely registered a blip).
Was the increased Latino support for Republicans a blip or trend line?
There in front of him was a blip, traveling at amazing speed, straight for his ship.
There was the blip of the leading ship, the "point" of the formation.
After a long time the blip reached the bottom, and the vertical line became double and another blip began to descend.
"Picked up a blip on the radar, Captain," replied the radar officer.
Let me know the minute you get a blip, because it probably will be that Consops cruiser.
1894, in reference to a kind of popping sound, of echoic origin. Radar screen sense is from 1945. As a verb from 1924. Related: Blipped; blipping.
[most senses fr earlier blip, ''a sharp blow or twitch'']