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Noun pulse has 4 senses
- pulsation, pulsing, pulse, impulse - (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients); "the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star"
--1 is a kind of wave, undulation
- pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat - the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"
--2 is a kind of periodic event, recurrent event
--2 has particulars: diastole; systole; throb, throbbing, pounding
- pulse, pulse rate, heart rate - the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
--3 is a kind of vital sign; rate
--3 has particulars: femoral pulse; radial pulse
- pulse - edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.)
--4 is a kind of legume