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noun as in rhythm, beat

verb as in quiver, beat

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Doctors will likely check more than one location for pulses to determine if the heart is beating.

A stellar-mass black hole would produce pulses in the 100 to 450 Hz range, though still with that 3-to-2 ratio between the flares.

The pulses are from a beam of light produced by the intense magnetic field, which sweeps across Earth as the neutron star rotates.

“We spotted some downloads to get pulses racing,” according to the statistician at the Torrentfreak website.

This memory pulses through my veins every time I travel now.

The Seneschal leaned back, and was concerned to feel his pulses throbbing a shade too quickly.

He marched to meet it with the throbbing pulses of a soldier rushing to victory or a saint to martyrdom.

Pneumatic pulses travel slowly—at a speed which does not reach 1,100 feet per second.

She could not work on such a day, nor weave fancies to stir her pulses and warm her blood.

With racing pulses, he lifted his eyes and saw a huge dog crouching in the path before him.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pulses, such as: vibration, oscillation, throb, stroke, beating, and pulsation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.