pulse

[p_ˈʌ_l_s], [pˈʌls], [pˈʌls]

Definitions of pulse:

  1.   The beating or throbbing of the heart and arteries; a regular beat or stroke. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2.   The beating of the arteries. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   To beat or throb, as the blood in the veins. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   A beating: a throb: a vibration: the beating of the heart and the arteries. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5.   Leguminous seed. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6.   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. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7.   Leguminous plants or their seeds. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8.   The beat or throb observable in the arteries, due to the action of the heart. – A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  9.   To beat, as the pulse. To feel one's pulse, to sound one's opinion. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10.   Grain contained in a pod or case. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11.   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. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12.   Grain or seed of beans, pease, etc. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13.   Pulseless. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for pulse:

  1. I'm not sure blogs are necessarily the best place to get a pulse on anything. People want to blog for a variety of reasons, and that may or may not be representative. – Steve Ballmer
  2. We get a ton of email; everybody does now. It gives us a kind of a pulse that you can feel. We hear people saying, thank you for being fair, for being balanced. – Brit Hume
  3. We do have our finger on the pulse of the marketplace, if for no other reasons than having all these live events and listening to our audience all the time. – Vince McMahon
  4. Pulse as an active means of expression, Stravinsky and Beethoven are the two masters of that. – Esa-Pekka Salonen
  5. Rock and Roll has no beginning and no end for it is the very pulse of life itself. – Larry Williams

Usage examples for pulse:

  1. Felt very weak all night; my pulse was very slow. ” – The Electric Bath by George M. Schweig
  2. It was strange to hear that beating pulse of horror in Billy's mild tones and to see that look of terror frozen on his mild face. ” – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  3. After this I felt his pulse again, not without fear. ” – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 12 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  4. He felt his pulse and said, " The crisis is over; but, if the King were sixty years old, this might have been serious." ” – The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  5. Four doctors stood round him, each in turn trying his pulse feeling him over, and questioning him with apparent interest. ” – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  6. He was warm now, and his pulse beat more quickly. ” – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  7. “ For the love of her was in my nerves, in every beat of my pulse a wild and beautiful dream, against which I was fighting always a hopeless battle. ” – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. Thus he kept his ear to the city's pulse – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  9. “ Arthur and I felt his pulse – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. “ I shall leave this in a few days for my government, to which I am going with a mighty great desire to make money, for they tell me all new governors set out with the same desire; I will feel the pulse of it and will let thee know if thou art to come and live with me or not. ” – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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