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pulse1 US English

A rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them, typically as felt in the wrists or neck

pulse2 US English

The edible seeds of various leguminous plants, for example chickpeas, lentils, and beans

pulse jet US English

A type of jet engine in which combustion is intermittent, with the ignition and expulsion of each charge of mixture causing the intake of a fresh charge

pulse-label US English

Subject (cells in a culture) to a pulse of an isotopic label

pulse dialing US English

Method of telephone dialing in which each digit is transmitted as a corresponding number of electronic pulses

pulse oximeter US English

An oximeter that measures the proportion of oxygenated hemoglobin in the blood in pulsating vessels, especially the capillaries of the finger or ear

pulse modulation US English

A type of modulation in which pulses are varied in some respect, such as width or amplitude, to represent the amplitude of a signal

electromagnetic pulse US English

An intense pulse of electromagnetic radiation, especially one generated by a nuclear explosion and occurring high above the earth’s surface

take the pulse of US English

Determine the heart rate of (someone) by feeling and timing the pulsation of an artery

pulse code modulation US English

A pulse modulation technique in which the amplitude of an analog signal is converted to a binary value represented as a series of pulses

have one's finger on the pulse US English

Be aware of all the latest news or developments

take the pulse of in pulse1 US English

Determine the heart rate of (someone) by feeling and timing the pulsation of an artery

have one's finger on the pulse in finger US English

Be aware of all the latest news or developments

take or feel the pulse of in pulse1 US English

Determine the heart rate of (someone) by feeling and timing the pulsation of an artery

have or keep one's finger on the pulse in finger US English

Be aware of all the latest news or developments

pulse1 US Thesaurus

the pulse in her neck

pulse2 US Thesaurus

eat plenty of pulses

pulse English-Spanish

pulso masculine

to take sb's pulse in pulse English-Spanish

tomarle el pulso a algn

the patient's pulse felt normal in feel English-Spanish

el pulso del paciente parecía normal

I could feel my pulse racing in pulse English-Spanish

sentía que el corazón me latía muy rápido

the news set my pulse racing in set English-Spanish

la noticia hizo que se me disparara el pulso

to keep one's finger on the pulse in pulse English-Spanish

estar* al tanto de lo que pasa