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  Words related to pulse

Related / Similar Words: pulsation, heartbeat, beat, pulsing, impulse, pulse rate, heart rate, pulsate, throb

 

Definition:
  • the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart";
  • (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients); "the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star";
  • edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.);
  • the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person''s health;
  • produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses; "pulse waves"; "a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube";
  • expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby''s heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it";
  • drive by or as if by pulsation; "A soft breeze pulsed the air";

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    Hyponyms: diastole, systole, throb, throbbing, pounding, femoral pulse, radial pulse

     

    Grouped Verbs: pulsate, beat, quiver

     

    Derivational Morphology: beat, pound, thump, pulsate, throb, pulsation, pulsing, impulse, pulse rate, heart rate, heartbeat, throbbing, pounding

     

    Anagrams: Lepus

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 脈搏   Dutch: pols  
    Finnish: pulssi   French: pouls  
    German: Puls   Hungarian: pulzus  
    Icelandic: æðasláttur   Italian: polso  
    Japanese: 脈搏   Korean: 맥박  
    Portuguese: pulso   Russian: пульс  
    Spanish: pulso   Swedish: puls  
     
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