Translation of "pulse" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /pʌls/ us /pʌls/

pulse noun (REGULAR BEAT)

C1 [ C ] the regular beating of the heart, especially when it is felt at the wrist or side of the neck

The child's pulse was strong/weak. 那个孩子的脉搏很有力/虚弱。
Exercise increases your pulse rate. 锻炼能加快你的脉搏率。
take sb's pulse

to hold someone's wrist and count how many times the heart beats in one minute


[ C ] a short period of energy that is repeated regularly, such as a short, loud sound or a short flash of light

The data, normally transmitted electronically, can be changed into pulses of light. 这一数据通常是电子传送的,现在可被改为光波脉冲。

pulse noun (FOOD)

pulses [ plural ] specialized

seeds such as beans or peas that are cooked and eaten

Pulses include peas, lentils, and chickpeas. 豆类包括豌豆、小扁豆和鹰嘴豆。

pulseverb [ I ]

uk /pʌls/ us /pʌls/

to move or beat with a strong, regular rhythm

I could feel the blood pulsing through my veins. 我能感觉到血液在我的血管里翻腾。

(Translation of “pulse” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)