- 1 [Physiology/Fisiología] pulso (masculine) I could feel my pulse racing sentía que el corazón me latía muy rápido to take sb's pulse tomarle el pulso a algn to keep one's finger on the pulse estar* al tanto de lo que pasa (before noun/delante del nombre) pulse beat ritmo (masculine) cardíaco
- 2 (throbbing) cadencia (feminine), ritmo (masculine)Example sentences
- She could see the blood in his pulse just near his neck.
- If your doctor has told you that you have a narrowed carotid artery, check your pulse at your wrist.
- First he checks the pulse of my left wrist, then the pulse from my right wrist.
- 3 [Physics/Física] pulsación (feminine), impulso (masculine)Example sentences
- A short pulse or wave of electromagnetic radiation is transmitted from the system into the ground.
- Although short pulses of radio waves briefly disturb this spin alignment, the spins promptly realign in the direction of the magnetic field.
- The researchers used laser pulses to produce a wave packet that contained the outer electron of a lithium atom and traveled around the nucleus on an elongated elliptical orbit.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [heart/blood vessel] latir the beam pulsed twice a second [Electronics/Electrónica] el rayo emitía dos pulsaciones por segundo