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KK Pronunciation

〔 pʌls 〕


〔 pʌls 〕

Overview of noun pulse

The noun pulse has 4 senses

  • pulsation, pulsing, pulse, impulse -- ((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")

  • pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat -- (the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart")

  • pulse, pulse rate, heart rate -- (the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health)

  • pulse -- (edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.))

Overview of verb pulse

The verb pulse has 3 senses

  • pulsate, throb, pulse -- (expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it")

  • pulse, pulsate -- (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")

  • pulse -- (drive by or as if by pulsation; "A soft breeze pulsed the air")