Synonyms for pacemaker

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I'm not built for rapid work, but I guess I'll do with you for pacemaker.

Then one will come to grips with life, the pacemaker of style.

It is well known that the pacemaker plays his rôle not only in the field of sport but also in the factory.

Behind a rapidly spinning limousine pedalled a grotesquely humped bicyclist, using the car as a pacemaker.

The inevitable result is that the shovels move with rhythmic precision, and the slowest man becomes the pacemaker for the rest.

WORD ORIGIN

also pace-maker, 1884, originally a rider or boat that sets the pace for others in training. Meaning "the node of the heart whivh determines the beat rate" is from 1910; sense of "man-made device for stimulating and regulating heartbeat" is from 1951. From pace (n.) + maker.

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