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Synonyms for pulse
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pulsation, pulsing, pulse, impulse(noun)

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    impulsion, impulse, beat, caprice, whim, momentum, nervous impulse, neural impulse, pulsation, heart rate, pulsing, heartbeat, nerve impulse, impetus, pulse rate, urge

  2. pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat(noun)

    the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

    "he could feel the beat of her heart"

    Synonyms:
    beatnik, instant, metre, meter, impulse, beat, heartbeat, flash, musical rhythm, split second, round, pulsation, heart rate, wink, rhythm, measure, pulsing, jiffy, cadence, blink of an eye, pulse rate, trice, twinkling

  3. pulse, pulse rate, heart rate(noun)

    the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health

    Synonyms:
    pulsing, heartbeat, pulse rate, heart rate, pulsation, beat, impulse

  4. pulse(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    pulsation, pulse rate, impulse, pulsing, heart rate, heartbeat, beat

  5. pulsate, throb, pulse(verb)

    expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically

    "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"

    Synonyms:
    pulsate, shudder, throb, shiver, quiver, thrill, beat

  6. pulse, pulsate(verb)

    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:
    beat, throb, quiver, pulsate

  7. pulse(verb)

    drive by or as if by pulsation

    "A soft breeze pulsed the air"

    Synonyms:
    throb, pulsate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pulse(n.)

    Synonyms:
    beating or throbbing of an artery

  2. pulse(n.)

    Synonyms:
    legumes, fruit of leguminous plants

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How to say pulse in sign language?

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How to use pulse in a sentence?

  1. Sonja Nixon Frazier:

    We saw the driver was slumped over the wheel so we ran to him and pulled him out of the car, i checked for a pulse and found that it was vague. I almost couldn't find it at first. My coworker called 911, but I noticed his fingertips, his ears, and his lips were all blue.

  2. Octavius Winslow (1808-1878):

    Prayer is the pulse of the renewed soul; and the constancy of its beat is the test and measure of the spiritual life.”

  3. Mike Quigley:

    The tragedy at Pulse nightclub in Orlando highlighted the discrimination gay and bisexual men face when attempting to donate blood to those in need, moving towards an individual risk assessment would provide for a fair, equitable, nondiscriminatory blood donation policy, one based in science that allows all healthy Americans to safely donate blood.

  4. Adam Smith:

    Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.

  5. Paul Casamassimo:

    By and large, symptoms are not a chronic thing. They come and go, and the job of the parent is to comfort the child, and keep their finger on the pulse of their child. Is the child eating? Staying hydrated?


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