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Definitions of pulse:
  • noun:   the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
  • noun:   edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.)
  • noun:   the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
  • noun:   (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
  • verb:   produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses
    Example: "Pulse waves"
  • verb:   drive by or as if by pulsation
    Example: "A soft breeze pulsed the air"
  • verb:   expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #54800)

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