low pulse rate meaning, low pulse rate definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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pulse

  
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      n  
1      (Physiol)  
a    the rhythmic contraction and expansion of an artery at each beat of the heart, often discernible to the touch at points such as the wrists  
b    a single pulsation of the heart or arteries  
2      (Physics, electronics)  
a    a transient sharp change in voltage, current, or some other quantity normally constant in a system  
b    one of a series of such transient disturbances, usually recurring at regular intervals and having a characteristic geometric shape  
c    (as modifier)  
a pulse generator        (Less common name)    impulse  
3   
a    a recurrent rhythmic series of beats, waves, vibrations, etc.  
b    any single beat, wave, etc., in such a series  
4    bustle, vitality, or excitement  
the pulse of a city     
5    the feelings or thoughts of a group or society as they can be measured  
the pulse of the voters     
6    keep one's finger on the pulse   to be well-informed about current events  
      vb  
7    intr   to beat, throb, or vibrate  
     (C14 pous, from Latin pulsus a beating, from pellere to beat)  
  pulseless      adj  
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n.
something easy to get
adj.
low; cheap, dirty, sluttish (as behavior and/or look)
adj.
Term used to describe low grade marijuana. This type of marijuana is usually brown, seedy, dry. The term is also used by many pot heads to describe anything that is low grade.
n.
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
adv.
very little; very few; said to indicate that something is in a low amount/quantity or insignificant
E.g. You weigh like nothing; It costs like nothing; It is a big deal, but you make it look like nothing.
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.

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