[ puhls-beet ]
/ ˈpʌlsˌbit /


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

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