blip

Definitions of blip
  1. noun
    a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface
    synonyms: pip, radar target
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    type of:
    radar echo
    an electronic signal that has been reflected back to the radar antenna; contains information about the location and distance of the reflecting object
  2. noun
    a sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption
    “the market had one bad blip today”
    “you can't react to the day-to-day blips
    “renewed jitters in the wake of a blip in retail sales”
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    type of:
    blow, shock
    an unpleasant or disappointing surprise
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