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1. pulse

noun. ['ˈpʌls'] the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • throb
  • systole
  • pounding
  • throbbing
  • heartbeat
  • pulsation
  • periodic event
  • recurrent event

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • pulsus (Latin)
  • pellere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Pulse

  • hulse
  • hulce
  • dulce

Sentences with pulse


1. Noun, singular or mass
Locate your pulse on the side of your neck or the thumb underside of your wrist.

2. Adjective
Use the dabber that your perfume oil come with to dot your perfume oil on your pulse points.

Quotes about pulse


1. But when it came right down to it, the skin of my wrist looked so white and defensless that I couldn't do it. It was as if what I wanted to kill wasn't in that skin or the thin blue pulse that jumped under my thumb, but somewhere else, deeper, more secret, and a whole lot harder to get.
- Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

2. My heartbeat is a pulse, and it pumps out sonic vibrations that resonate with her mind as she lays her head on my chest. Listen silently and you can hear the frequency of love.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Jealous?""Maybe.""No reason. I like my ladies with a pulse.
- Rachel Caine, Feast of Fools

2. pulse-time_modulation

noun. modulation of the time between successive pulses.

3. pulse

verb. ['ˈpʌls'] produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses.

Synonyms

  • make
  • produce
  • create

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • dissuade
  • break even
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • pulsus (Latin)
  • pellere (Latin)

4. pulse

noun. ['ˈpʌls'] (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients).

Synonyms

  • wave
  • pulsation
  • undulation
  • impulse

Antonyms

  • fearlessness
  • motionlessness
  • ride
  • deceleration

Etymology

  • pulsus (Latin)
  • pellere (Latin)

5. pulse

verb. ['ˈpʌls'] expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • pulsate
  • quiver
  • pound
  • throb

Antonyms

  • top out
  • level
  • break
  • unmake

Etymology

  • pulsus (Latin)
  • pellere (Latin)

6. pulse

verb. ['ˈpʌls'] drive by or as if by pulsation.

Synonyms

  • throb
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • refrain
  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • pulsus (Latin)
  • pellere (Latin)

7. pulse

noun. ['ˈpʌls'] the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health.

Synonyms

  • vital sign
  • radial pulse
  • femoral pulse
  • pulse rate
  • rate

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • straight line
  • fall
  • adience

Etymology

  • pulsus (Latin)
  • pellere (Latin)

8. pulse

noun. ['ˈpʌls'] edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.).

Antonyms

  • upgrade

Etymology

  • pulsus (Latin)
  • pellere (Latin)
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