Heartbeat meaning

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Heartbeat is defined as the pulse of your heart, or a single short moment, or something that acts as a unifying force.

When your heart pulses and pumps blood throughout your body, this is an example of a heartbeat.

When you feel as if the entire summer passed you by in just a single second, this is an example of a time when you might say it went by in a heartbeat.

When the president of a club is the one that keeps the entire club together and functioning, this is an example of a time when the president is the heartbeat.

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A single complete pulsation of the heart.
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A single complete pulsation of the heart.
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The general nature of the heart's contractions or the rate at which they occur.

The baby's heartbeat; a fast heartbeat.

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One pulsation of the heart; especially an irregular one, hence the emotion which causes it.

The policeman waited for a heartbeat in vain.

He alone gives me such heartbeats.

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The rhythm at which a heart pulsates, a cardiac indicator.

If your heartbeat doesn't normalize soon, consult a doctor!

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Music is the heartbeat of the people.

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A vital force or driving impulse.

Broadway is the heartbeat of the New York City theater world.

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A very brief period of time; moment; instant.

Reappeared in a heartbeat.

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(1) A periodic signal generated by hardware for activation and/or synchronization purposes. See MHz.
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A very short space of time; an instant.

The ambulance arrived in a heartbeat.

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(computing) A periodic signal generated by hardware or software to indicate normal operation or to synchronize other parts of a system.
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An instant.

I'll be there in a heartbeat.

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The vital core or motivating force.
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Origin of heartbeat