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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A horse used to set the tempo in racing; An implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural heart regulator; A specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat; A leading instance in its field.

Usage examples (34)
  • I think the vice president used the term pacemaker plus.
  • We all know that heart monitor or pacemaker is just an illusion and has no basis on quantum mechanics.
  • -- A pacemaker is a small implanted device that helps …
  • Leahy says this so-called pacemaker plus lets him live on borrowed time. for more
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