n.1.Leguminous plants, or their seeds, as beans, pease, etc.
If all the world
Should, in a pet of temperance, feed on pulse.
- Milton.
1.(Physiol.) The beating or throbbing of the heart or blood vessels, especially of the arteries.
2.Any measured or regular beat; any short, quick motion, regularly repeated, as of a medium in the transmission of light, sound, etc.; oscillation; vibration; pulsation; impulse; beat; movement.
The measured pulse of racing oars.
- Tennyson.
Pulse glass
an instrument consisting to a glass tube with terminal bulbs, and containing ether or alcohol, which the heat of the hand causes to boil; - so called from the pulsating motion of the liquid when thus warmed.
Pulse wave
(Physiol.) the wave of increased pressure started by the ventricular systole, radiating from the semilunar valves over the arterial system, and gradually disappearing in the smaller branches.
v. i.1.To beat, as the arteries; to move in pulses or beats; to pulsate; to throb.
v. t.1.To drive by a pulsation; to cause to pulsate.
Noun1.Pulsepulse - (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"
2.pulse - the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"
3.Pulsepulse - the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
4.pulse - edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.)
Verb1.pulse - expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"
Synonyms: pulsate, throb
2.pulse - 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"
Synonyms: pulsate
3.pulse - drive by or as if by pulsation; "A soft breeze pulsed the air"
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Pulsatilla occidentalis
Pulsatilla patens
Pulsatilla vulgaris
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Pulse Code Modulation
pulse counter
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Pulse glass
pulse height analyzer
pulse modulation
pulse rate
pulse timing circuit
Pulse wave
pulse-time modulation
pulseless disease
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