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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An animating or vital unifying force; The cycle of contraction of the cardiac muscle; A very short time

Usage examples (30)
  • New York is the commercial heartbeat of America
  • "The drum is what we call the heartbeat of our people," he said.
  • During thawing, the heartbeat is also the first physiological activity that is restored.
  • I'd be there in heartbeat to march alongside you, and them. for more
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