heartbeat : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
  • n  a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
  • n  an animating or vital unifying force
    New York is the commercial heartbeat of America

  • I have been grimly compiling what I call the Hundred Heartbeat Club of animal speciesthose consisting of a hundred or fewer individuals, hence that number of heartbeats away from .
  • The shirt then re-creates that person's distinctive cuddle, replicating his or her warmth, pressure, duration and even heartbeat.
  • Fetal heartbeat was first detected in September.
News & Articles

  • Boulder Creek hosts 'Global Water Dance' event
    The drums' rhythm vibrated like a heartbeat over the rushing waters of Boulder Creek. Eight women wrapped in exotic cloth and jewelry stood in the focal point of the small stone amphitheater as spectators and passers-by watched their dance begin to unfold.
    June 15, 2013 - Boulder Daily Camera
  • Heartbeat Experts’ Dan Mintz to be Panelist at China Medical Affairs Conference in Shanghai
    Heartbeat Experts, the global leader in KOL management solutions, announced that Dan Mintz, VP Global Marketing, will participate in a panel discussion at the upcoming China Medical Affairs Summit in Shanghai on 19 June 2013.
    June 14, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Study: Irregular heartbeat triggered by air pollution
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with existing heart problems, exposure to high levels of air pollution can trigger the irregular heartbeats that may lead to a stroke or heart attack, according to a new study. Past research has linked air pollut...
    June 14, 2013 - MedCity News

  • Roger Clemens in Forbes
    If I would've known what this man, what Brian McNamee (had) said in this report, I would have been down there in a heartbeat to take care of it,Clemens said.
  • Eliot Spitzer in NewsHour
    You don't need a stethoscope to hear the heartbeat of the public on this one,said Spitzer, adding: "There are some moments where emotions are simply too hot," according to the Associated Press.
  • Steve Jobs in Washington Post
    This is clearly the best alternative for customers and Apple would embrace it in a heartbeat,Jobs wrote in a letter titled "Thoughts on Music," which was posted on Apple's Web site this afternoon.

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