beeper vs pager what difference

what is difference between beeper and pager

English

Etymology

From beep +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbiːpə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbipɚ/
  • Rhymes: -iːpə(r)

Noun

beeper (plural beepers)

  1. Something that makes a beeping sound, especially a simple computer speaker.
    • 1986, Dr. Dobb’s journal of software tools for the professional programmer: volume 11 (page 53)
      The Controls option enables you to resize and move a currently displayed window, as well as toggle the PC beeper.
  2. A pager (wireless telecommunication device).


English

Etymology

From page +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: pāʹjər, IPA(key): /peɪdʒə(ɹ)/
  • Rhymes: -eɪdʒə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: pag‧er

Noun

pager (plural pagers)

  1. A wireless telecommunications device that receives text or voice messages.
  2. A computer program running in a text terminal, used to view (but not modify) the contents of a text file moving down the file one line or one screen at a time.
  3. (in combination) Something (a document, book etc.) that has a specified number of pages.

Synonyms

  • beeper

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • gaper, grape, parge

Portuguese

Noun

pager m (plural pagers)

  1. pager (device used for sending and receiving electronic messages)

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