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Spanish translation of “pulse”


noun /pals/
the regular beating of the heart, which can be checked by feeling the pumping action of the artery in the wrist
The doctor felt/took her pulse.
pulsate /palˈseit, (American) ˈpalseit/ verb to beat or throb.
latir, palpitar
pulsation /palˈseiʃən/ noun
(Definition of pulse from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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