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heart rate

[ hahrt-reyt ]
/ ˈhɑrt ˌreɪt /
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noun
the number of heartbeats per minute.
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Origin of heart rate

First recorded in 1870–75
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Scientific definitions for heart rate

heart rate

The number of heartbeats per unit of time, usually expressed as beats per minute.
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