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Synonyms for heartbeat

the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

an animating or vital unifying force

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As the scientists point out, this technology can do more than just exploit the human heartbeat to determine emotional state:
Mobile Heartbeat uses smartphones to improve clinical workflow and provide secure team communications, delivering better patient care at a lower cost.
You can think about the stars as bells, and once every orbital revolution, when the stars reach their closest approach, it's as if they hit each other with a hammer," Avi Shporer, a NASA Sagan postdoctoral fellow at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and lead author of the study on heartbeat stars, said in a statement Friday.
It is a wonderful time in one's life when you get pregnant and it is almost breathtaking when you feel your baby fetal heart rate and hear your baby's heartbeat for the first time.
Mobile Heartbeat is an innovator that is keenly focused on meeting the mobile technology needs of clinicians, said Dr.
Experiencing the death of a partner may increase a person's risk for developing an irregular heartbeat for up to a year, a new study finds.
SUCH is the endearing appeal of former Sunday evening police drama Heartbeat that the ITV show's two stars in this stage adaptation get a round of applause as they make their entrances.
An hour later, Martha Avila signed a lease on the building, paving the way for Heartbeat of Miami's fourth location--including their second shuttered abortion facility in the past three years.
Ramzi Ashoush, a specialist in pediatric cardiac surgery and founder of Heartbeat.
The study, conducted by Jane Aspell of Anglia Ruskin University in the UK and Lukas Heydrich of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, is novel in that it shows that information about the internal state of the body - in this case, the heartbeat - can be used to change how people experience their own body and self.
THE soundtrack to new movie World War Z has a nice personal touch from Muse's Matt Bellamy on it: the singer recorded his unborn baby's heartbeat while in the womb.
Heartbeat, made up of musicians 17 to 21 years old, began its first tour of the U.
Take Irish Heartbeat giving up half a length against Mirza in a match bet as Rae Guest's gelding was well held off a career-high mark over the course and distance last time.
She is also goodwill ambassador for La Chaine de l'Espoir, the international organization Heartbeat is affiliated with.