Definitions of pulse

  1. To beat, as the pulse. To feel one's pulse, to sound one's opinion.
  2. To beat or throb, as the blood in the veins.
  3. To pulsate.
  4. expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; " The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"
  5. drive by or as if by pulsation; " A soft breeze pulsed the air"
  6. the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; " he could feel the beat of her heart"
  7. the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
  8. edible seeds of various pod- bearing plants ( peas or beans or lentils etc.)
  9. Leguminous plants, or their seeds, as beans, pease, etc.
  10. The beating or throbbing of the heart or blood vessels, especially of the arteries.
  11. 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.
  12. To beat, as the arteries; to move in pulses or beats; to pulsate; to throb.
  13. To drive by a pulsation; to cause to pulsate.
  14. The throbbing or beating in the arteries due to the contractions of the heart; a stroke or beat occurring at regular intervals; as, the pulse of an engine; plants such as peas, beans, etc., and the seeds of them used for food.
  15. A beating: a throb: a vibration: the beating of the heart and the arteries.
  16. Grain or seed of beans, pease, etc.
  17. Leguminous seed.
  18. The beating of the arteries.
  19. The rhythmic beating of the arteries; pulsation.
  20. Leguminous plants, as peas, beans, etc.
  21. The beating or throbbing of the heart and arteries; a regular beat or stroke.
  22. Leguminous plants or their seeds.
  23. The alternate contractions and dilatations of an artery, caused by the action of the heart, and perceptible to the touch; a throb; any measured or regular beat.
  24. Grain contained in a pod or case.
  25. The beat or throb observable in the arteries, due to the action of the heart.
  26. Pulseless.