Definition of pacer in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪsə


  • 1A pacemaker.
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    • Thus if you start playing tennis or jogging, the pacer will sense the motion and up your heart rate, as it will when you get up close with a pretty girl.
    • Anyhow, it will be your doctor who decides what kind of pacer you need.
    • Ventricular burst stimulation may be delivered through a permanent pacer to terminate organized ventricular tachycardia (although this may prompt ventricular fibrillation so an external defibrillator must be at the ready).
  • 2chiefly US A horse bred or trained to pace, used in some types of racing.
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    • Pacing is faster than trotting, which is why pacers and trotters run separately in harness racing
    • Now this weekend, the Inter Dominion harness racing championship winds up with the pacer's Grand Final, this year worth a record prize money of a million dollars.
    • ‘It is a little less competitive with the trotters compared to pacers,’ she said.

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