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pulse

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun MED of arteriescuisle fem4  c m ubualadh masc  c m ufrithbhualadh technical term masc 2 (also pulse rate) noun MED rate in arteriesráta cuisleráta frithbhuailte she had a pulse of 80 ráta cuisle 80 a bhí aici, ráta 80 a bhí lena cuisle to take sb's pulse ráta cuisle duine a thomhas, ráta frithbhuailte duine a thógáil
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3 noun vital qualitybeocht fem3  c m uanam masc3  c m uspleodar masc1  c m uthe pulse of the festival anam na féile 4 noun mood, statemeon masc1  c m ubail fem2  c m u 5 noun PHYS of energy, light, etcbíog fem2  c m u 6 noun of musicbuille masc4  c m upulsa masc4rithim fem2  c m uthere's no pulse in his music níl aon rithim ina chuid ceoil 7 noun sudden feelinga pulse of doubt beagán amhrais, buille amhraisa pulse of anger racht feirge, taom feirge 8 noun FOOD bean, lentil, etcpiseánach masc1  c m upulses are good for you tá piseánaigh folláin, tá glasraí piseánacha go maith don tsláinte 9 noun BOT plant of bean, lentil, etcplanda piseánach
verb
10 verb move forcefully INTRANSITIVEbheith ag preabadhbheith ag bíogadhenergy pulsed through her body bhí an fuinneamh ag preabadh trína corp 11 verb music, beat, etc INTRANSITIVEbheith ag preabadhbheith ag bualadhthe music was pulsing through the walls bhí an ceol ag preabadh trí na ballaí, bhí rithim an cheoil ag teacht trí na ballaí 12 verb PHYS wave, beam, etc TRANSITIVEbíog verb  c m u 13 verb literary with anger, energy, etc INTRANSITIVEbheith ar bíshe was pulsing with excitement bhí sé ar bís, bhí sceitimíní air
phrases

to quicken sb's pulse

(also

to set sb's pulse racing

) he set her pulse racing chuir sé a croí ag pléascadh ina cliabh, chuir sé sceitimíní uirthi, d'ardaigh sé a croí

to take the pulse of sb/sth

to take the pulse of the people léargas a fháil ar mheon an phobail

to have your finger on the pulse

he has his finger on the pulse of the nation tá a fhios aige go díreach cad atá ag tarlú sa tír