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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
pulse /pʌls/
  • danh từ
    • hột đỗ đậu
    • (y học) mạch
      • to feel the pulse: bắt mạch; (nghĩa bóng) thăm dò ý định (của ai)
    • nhịp đập; (nghĩa bóng) nhịp đập của cuộc sống, cảm xúc rộn ràng
      • to stir one's pulses: gây cảm xúc rộn ràng
      • the pulse of the nation: sự xúc động của cả nước, nhịp đập của trái tim cả nước (khi có một sự kiện gì...)
    • (âm nhạc) nhịp điệu
    • (vật lý) xung
      • discharge pulse: xung phóng điện
  • nội động từ
    • đập (mạch...)
Concise Dictionary
+(electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
+the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
+the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
+edible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.)
+expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
+produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses
+drive by or as if by pulsation

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 beat, beating, throb, throbbing, pulsing, pulsating, pulsation, pounding, thrumming, drumming, thumping, thudding, reverberation, reverberating, hammering, palpitation, palpitating, vibration, vibrating:
The pulse of the jungle drums became louder and faster.
2 See pulsate, above.
1 powder, comminute, grind, crush, mill, granulate, crumble, break up, bray, pound, Technical triturate, levigate:
This machine pulverizes the rock, after which the binding agents are added
2 devastate, destroy, demolish, crush, smash, shatter, ruin, wreck, annihilate:
The four battalions were pulverized in the attack.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [usually sing.] the regular beat of blood as it is pumped around the body, that can be felt in different places, especially on the inside part of the wrist; the number of times the blood beats in a minute: a strong / weak pulse + an abnormally high pulse rate + The doctor took / felt my pulse. + Fear sent her pulse racing (= made it beat very quickly).
2 a strong regular beat in music
Synonym: TEMPO
the throbbing pulse of the drums
3 a single short increase in the amount of light, sound or electricity produced by a machine, etc: pulse waves + sound pulses
4 (pulses) [pl.] the seeds of some plants that are eaten as food, such as peas and LENTILS: Pulses are a good source of protein.
Idioms see FINGER n.
+ verb [V]
1 to move, beat or flow with strong regular movements or sounds
Synonym: THROB
A vein pulsed in his temple. + the pulsing rhythm of the music + (figurative) A rush of joy pulsed through his body.
2 ~ (with sth) (written) to be full of a feeling such as excitement or energy: The auditorium pulsed with excitement.
Collocation Dictionary


fast, racing, rapid | slow | strong | faint, weak


check, feel, take
Last time I took my pulse, it was a bit fast.
| check for, feel for
She reached in through the driver's broken window and checked for a pulse.
| find | quicken
There was little to quicken the pulse in his dull routine.


beat | quicken, race
She felt her pulse quicken as she recognized the voice.
| slow


My at-rest pulse rate is usually about 80 beats per minute.

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