What does chirp mean?

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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


  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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chirpverb

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

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

  2. Chirpnoun

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

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


  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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  • تغريدة, تغريدArabic
  • чуруликане, чуруликам, цвъртя, цвъртенеBulgarian
  • zwitschern, zirpenGerman
  • τιτίβισμα, τιτιβίζω, τερετίζω, τερέτισμαGreek
  • trino, chirrido, chirriar, trinar, grillarSpanish
  • viserrys, visertää, sirittää, sirkutus, siritys, sirkuttaaFinnish
  • pépiement, piaillement, gazouillerFrench
  • csiripelés, ciripelés, ciripel, csicsergés, csicsereg, csiripelHungarian
  • stridio, cinguettio, trilloItalian
  • 鳴くJapanese
  • چرکاKurdish
  • waiari, ketekete, kitā, whakakitā, pekīMāori
  • gorjeio, cricrilar, gorjear, trinar, trinado, chilro, chilrearPortuguese
  • ciripiRomanian
  • жужжание, чик-чирик, щебет, щебетать, жужжать, гудение, чириканье, щебетание, чирикатьRussian
  • kvittraSwedish

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