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  • n  (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
  • n  the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
  • n  the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
  • n  edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.)
  • v  expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
  • v  produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses
    pulse waves
    a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube
  • v  drive by or as if by pulsation
    A soft breeze pulsed the air

  • Exercisers can get a full-body workout with moves like HoopGirl's "pulse," which stimulates the entire core; the "limbo," which targets the back and thighs; and the "Wild West .
  • Through the car window, a doctor uses a device that clips on a finger to measure blood pressure, pulse and breathing rates.
News & Articles

  • Gathright Dam pulse releases scheduled through October
    COVINGTON, Va. – The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will deviate from Gathright Dam’s existing water control plan in order to conduct six pulse releases from June through October 2013. The pulses, conducted by the Norfolk District in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and the Virginia Department of Game and [...]
    June 17, 2013 - Roanoke Times
  • ‘Prospect Pulse’ with Kane County Cougars Broadcaster Keaton Gillogly
    Keaton Gillogly, one of the broadcasters for the Kane County Cougars, gave Jordan Bernfield the quick update on Albert Almora and some of the other notable prospects playing for the Cubs’ A-Ball affiliate on “Prospect Pulse”. …
    June 16, 2013 - WGN Radio Chicago
  • Renault Pulse to Arrive Soon in the Indian Market, Reports Gaadi.com
    The forthcoming Renault Pulse will be made available in two variants of the RxL and RxZ models that are perfected to meet the Indian standards. Out of these two variants, the RxZ will serve as a high end model and will be incorporated with an illuminated start-stop push button. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/renault-pulse/gaadi/prweb10822199.htm
    June 14, 2013 - PRWeb

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