a hint or intimation of feeling, desires, etc.: the pulsebeat of a town.

Nearby words

  1. pulse therapy,
  2. pulse wave,
  3. pulse-amplitude modulation,
  4. pulse-code modulation,
  5. pulse-time modulation,
  6. pulsejet,
  7. pulsejet engine,
  8. pulseless disease,
  9. pulsimeter,
  10. pulsion

Origin of pulsebeat

First recorded in 1835–45; pulse1 + beat

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Examples from the Web for pulsebeat

  • If you can hear the pulsebeat of a stranger, can feel it under your fingers—he's yours—he's you yourself.

    The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann