What does chirp mean?

Definitions for chirp
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chirpverb

    a sharp sound made by small birds or insects

  2. peep, cheep, chirp, chirrupverb

    make high-pitched sounds

    "the birds were chirping in the bushes"

  3. tweedle, chirpverb

    sing in modulation

Wiktionary

  1. chirpnoun

    A short, sharp or high note or noise, as of a bird or insect.

  2. chirpverb

    to make a short, sharp, cheerful note, as of small birds or crickets

  3. chirpverb

    to speak in a high-pitched staccato

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Chirp

    The voice of birds or insects.

    Etymology: from the verb.

    Winds over us whisper’d, flocks by us did bleat,
    And chirp went the grashopper under our feet. Spectat.

  2. To Chirpverb

    To make cheerful.

    Etymology: This seems apparently corrupted from cheer up.

    Let no sober bigot here think it a sin,
    To push on the chirping and moderate bottle. Ben Jonson, Tav. Ac.

    Sir Balaam now, he lives like other folks;
    He takes his chirping pint, he cracks his jokes. Alexander Pope.

  3. To CHIRPverb

    To make a cheerful noise; as birds, when they call without singing.

    Etymology: perhaps contracted from cheer up. The Dutch have circken.

    She chirping ran, he peeping flew away,
    ’Till hard by them both he and she did stay. Philip Sidney.

    Came he right now to sing a raven’s note;
    And thinks he, that the chirping of a wren
    Can chase away the first conceived sound. William Shakespeare, Hen. VI.

    No chirping lark the welkin sheen invokes. John Gay, Past.

    The careful hen
    Calls all her chirping family around. James Thomson, Spring.

Wikipedia

  1. Chirp

    A chirp is a signal in which the frequency increases (up-chirp) or decreases (down-chirp) with time. In some sources, the term chirp is used interchangeably with sweep signal. It is commonly applied to sonar, radar, and laser systems, and to other applications, such as in spread-spectrum communications (see chirp spread spectrum). This signal type is biologically inspired and occurs as a phenomenon due to dispersion (a non-linear dependence between frequency and the propagation speed of the wave components). It is usually compensated for by using a matched filter, which can be part of the propagation channel. Depending on the specific performance measure, however, there are better techniques both for radar and communication. Since it was used in radar and space, it has been adopted also for communication standards. For automotive radar applications, it is usually called linear frequency modulated waveform (LFMW). In spread-spectrum usage, surface acoustic wave (SAW) devices are often used to generate and demodulate the chirped signals. In optics, ultrashort laser pulses also exhibit chirp, which, in optical transmission systems, interacts with the dispersion properties of the materials, increasing or decreasing total pulse dispersion as the signal propagates. The name is a reference to the chirping sound made by birds; see bird vocalization.

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  1. chirp

    A chirp is a signal in which the frequency increases ('up-chirp') or decreases ('down-chirp') with time. In some sources, the term chirp is used interchangeably with sweep signal. This concept is commonly used in technologies such as radar, sonar, and radio communication systems. It is also used in bird communication to describe the increasing or decreasing pitch of their songs or calls.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chirpverb

    to make a shop, sharp, cheerful, as of small birds or crickets

  2. Chirpnoun

    a short, sharp note, as of a bird or insect

  3. Etymology: [Of imitative orgin. Cf. Chirk, Chipper, Cheep, Chirm, Chirrup.]

Wikidata

  1. Chirp

    A chirp is a signal in which the frequency increases or decreases with time. In some sources, the term chirp is used interchangeably with sweep signal. It is commonly used in sonar and radar, but has other applications, such as in spread spectrum communications. In spread spectrum usage, SAW devices such as RACs are often used to generate and demodulate the chirped signals. In optics, ultrashort laser pulses also exhibit chirp, which, in optical transmission systems interacts with the dispersion properties of the materials, increasing or decreasing total pulse dispersion as the signal propagates.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chirp

    chėrp, n. the sharp, shrill sound of certain birds and insects.—v.i. to make such a sound; to talk in a happy and lively strain.—v.t. to cheer.—n. Chirp′er, a little bird: a chirping-cup.—adj. Chirp′ing, merry: cheering.—n. Chirp′ing-cup, a cup that cheers.—adj. Chirp′y, lively: merry. [From the sound.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chirp in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chirp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • تغريد, تغريدةArabic
  • чуруликане, цвъртене, чуруликам, цвъртяBulgarian
  • kvidreDanish
  • zirpen, zwitschernGerman
  • τερετίζω, τιτιβίζω, τερέτισμα, τιτίβισμαGreek
  • pepiEsperanto
  • chirrido, chirriar, grillar, trinar, trinoSpanish
  • viserrys, sirkuttaa, siritys, sirkutus, sirittää, visertääFinnish
  • pépiement, piaillement, gazouillerFrench
  • chirpIrish
  • csicsergés, ciripelés, csiripelés, csicsereg, ciripel, csiripelHungarian
  • ծլվլոցArmenian
  • stridio, trillo, cinguettioItalian
  • 鳴くJapanese
  • چرکاKurdish
  • pipiatLatin
  • pekī, waiari, ketekete, whakakitā, kitāMāori
  • tjilpenDutch
  • kvitreNorwegian
  • ćwierkaniePolish
  • chilrear, chilro, trinado, gorjeio, cricrilar, gorjear, trinarPortuguese
  • ciripiRomanian
  • чик-чирик, жужжание, щебет, щебетать, чирикать, жужжать, щебетание, чириканье, гудениеRussian
  • kvittraSwedish

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