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Synonyms for pacemaker

a leading instance in its field

a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat

an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker

a horse used to set the pace in racing

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Keywords: Arrhythmia, runaway pacemaker, wide QRS tachycardia
Charlie Egerton liked the look of the Khalid Abdullah-bred four-year- old but did not get carried away by the gelding's effortless defeat of Just Good Fun and runaway pacemaker Harik.
Northop Hall's hopes of toppling title favourites Bootle came unstuck at Smithy Lane where the runaway pacemakers completed a resounding double.
Rhos Park B's chances of escaping the drop were lengthened after their 10-4 crash at Penmaenmawr A but runaway pacemakers Llanfairpwll boosted their prospects of replacing Rhos in the top tier next year by grabbing a 6-4 win at Conwy to remain well clear in Section B.
Llanfairpwll, runaway pacemakers in Section B, also needed aggregate supremacy to come away 8-6 victors at Bethesda, while bottom club Craigydon held Rhuddlan to a 7-7 draw and Minydon Park beat Conwy 10-4.