A radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface; SYN. radar target.
1. A trace on a display screen (as an oscilloscope); especially; a spot on a radar screen
2. A short crisp sound
3. An interruption of the sound received in a radio or television program or occurring in a recording as a result of blipping
4. A transient sharp movement up or down (as of a quantity commonly shown on a graph)
5. Something relatively small or inconsequential within a larger context