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pulse 1

American English: /pəls/
British English: /pʌls/

noun

  • 1 (Physiology) I could feel my pulse racing
    sentía que el corazón me latía muy rápido
    to take somebody's pulse
    tomarle el pulso a alguien
    to keep one's finger on the pulse
    estar al tanto de lo que pasa
    (before noun) pulse beat
    ritmo (masculine) cardíaco
    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)
    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

  • (heart/blood vessel)
    latir
    the beam pulsed twice a second (Electronics)
    el rayo emitía dos pulsaciones por segundo
    Example sentences
    • Hours after watching the film, I can close my eyes and see those incredible battle scenes pulsing and throbbing in my skull.
    • The darker egg, however, was pulsing and throbbing, showing signs of life.
    • We're talking about the aching, pulsing, throbbing pain of headaches.

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pulse 2
American English: /pəls/
British English: /pʌls/

noun

  • (Agriculture)
    legumbre (feminine) (como los garbanzos, las lentejas etc)
    Example sentences
    • Magnesium-rich foods that may help to build bone include green leafy vegetables, nuts, seeds, beans and pulses.
    • Now, new research suggests that a diet high in fruits and vegetables, including spinach, beans and pulses, olive oil and fish helps in the treatment of the joint condition rheumatoid arthritis too.
    • Used as a dried pulse, mung beans need no soaking, cook relatively quickly, have a good flavour, and are easily digestible: a collection of merits which few other legumes can match.
    Example sentences
    • They will also help to widen the food security basket through inclusion of local grains like millets, pulses, oilseeds and tubers.
    • Biomass losses from pulses of heavy canopy tree mortality may have consequences for ecosystem resilience.
    • The second is green manuring, which can be done with 20 plants, including cereals, pulses, oilseeds and spices.

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