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throb

 (thrŏb)
intr.v. throbbed, throb·bing, throbs
1. To beat rapidly or violently, as the heart; pound.
2. To feel or be subjected to a pulsating pain: My toe was throbbing after I stubbed it.
3. To vibrate, pulsate, or sound with a steady pronounced rhythm: boat engines throbbing.
n.
A beating, pulsating, or vibration.

[Middle English throbben, of imitative origin.]

throb′bing·ly adv.

throb

(θrɒb)
vb (intr) , throbs, throbbing or throbbed
1. to pulsate or beat repeatedly, esp with increased force: to throb with pain.
2. (of engines, drums, etc) to have a strong rhythmic vibration or beat
n
the act or an instance of throbbing, esp a rapid pulsation as of the heart: a throb of pleasure.
[C14: perhaps of imitative origin]
ˈthrobbing adj
ˈthrobbingly adv

throb

(θrɒb)

v. throbbed, throb•bing,
n. v.i.
1. to beat with increased force or rapidity, as the heart under the influence of emotion or excitement; palpitate.
2. to feel or exhibit emotion.
3. to pulsate or vibrate, as a sound.
n.
4. a violent beat or pulsation, as of the heart.
5. any pulsing or vibrating sound.
6. the act of throbbing.
[1325–75; Middle English *throbben, implied in present participle throbbant throbbing, of uncertain orig.]
throb′ber, n.
throb′bing•ly, adv.

throb


Past participle: throbbed
Gerund: throbbing

Imperative
throb
throb
Present
I throb
you throb
he/she/it throbs
we throb
you throb
they throb
Preterite
I throbbed
you throbbed
he/she/it throbbed
we throbbed
you throbbed
they throbbed
Present Continuous
I am throbbing
you are throbbing
he/she/it is throbbing
we are throbbing
you are throbbing
they are throbbing
Present Perfect
I have throbbed
you have throbbed
he/she/it has throbbed
we have throbbed
you have throbbed
they have throbbed
Past Continuous
I was throbbing
you were throbbing
he/she/it was throbbing
we were throbbing
you were throbbing
they were throbbing
Past Perfect
I had throbbed
you had throbbed
he/she/it had throbbed
we had throbbed
you had throbbed
they had throbbed
Future
I will throb
you will throb
he/she/it will throb
we will throb
you will throb
they will throb
Future Perfect
I will have throbbed
you will have throbbed
he/she/it will have throbbed
we will have throbbed
you will have throbbed
they will have throbbed
Future Continuous
I will be throbbing
you will be throbbing
he/she/it will be throbbing
we will be throbbing
you will be throbbing
they will be throbbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been throbbing
you have been throbbing
he/she/it has been throbbing
we have been throbbing
you have been throbbing
they have been throbbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been throbbing
you will have been throbbing
he/she/it will have been throbbing
we will have been throbbing
you will have been throbbing
they will have been throbbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been throbbing
you had been throbbing
he/she/it had been throbbing
we had been throbbing
you had been throbbing
they had been throbbing
Conditional
I would throb
you would throb
he/she/it would throb
we would throb
you would throb
they would throb
Past Conditional
I would have throbbed
you would have throbbed
he/she/it would have throbbed
we would have throbbed
you would have throbbed
they would have throbbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.throb - a deep pulsating type of pain
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
2.throb - an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart); "he felt a throbbing in his head"
heartbeat, beat, pulse, pulsation - the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"
Verb1.throb - pulsate or pound with abnormal force; "my head is throbbing"; "Her heart was throbbing"
hurt, smart, ache - be the source of pain
twang - twitch or throb with pain
2.throb - expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"
pulsate, quiver, beat - move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
thump, beat, pound - move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
3.throb - tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
tremble - move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways; "His hands were trembling when he signed the document"

throb

verb
1. pulsate, pound, beat, pulse, thump, palpitate His head throbbed.
2. vibrate, pulse, resonate, pulsate, reverberate, shake, judder (informal) The engines throbbed.
noun
1. pulse, pounding, beat, thump, thumping, pulsating, palpitation The bruise on his stomach ached with a steady throb.
2. vibration, pulse, throbbing, resonance, reverberation, judder (informal), pulsation His head jerked up at the throb of the engine.

throb

verb
To make rhythmic contractions, sounds, or movements:
noun
A periodic contraction or sound of something coursing:
Translations
نَبْض، خَفَقان، دَقيَخْفُقيَخْفِقُيَخْفُقُ بالألَميَدُق، يَنْبُض
klapatpravidelně jítpravidelný chodpulzovatškubat
dunkedunkenslåbankebanken
tykyttää
jako kucati
berregberregésdobogás
malareglulegur slátturslá ótt og títtvera aî springa
動悸を打つ
두근거리다
spurdėtistuksenimasstuksentitvinkčiojimas
drebēšanadrebētpulsācijapulsētsisties
pravidelne ísťpravidelný chod/tep
udarjati
banka
เต้นเป็นจังหวะ
zonklamakatmakçarpmakdüzenli çalışmakvuruş
đau dai dẳng

throb

[θrɒb]
A. N [of heart etc] → latido m, pulso m; [of engine] → vibración f
B. VI [heart] → latir, palpitar; [engine] → vibrar; [wound, sore finger] → dar punzadas
my head was throbbingla cabeza estaba a punto de estallarme de dolor
Berlin is throbbing with lifeBerlín está rebosante de vida

throb

[ˈθrɒb]
n
[heart] → palpitation f
[engine] → vrombissement m
[pain] → élancement m
vi
(= beat) [heart, pulse] → palpiter
(= make sound) [engine] → vrombir; [music, beat] → pulser
(= hurt) [pain, wound] → causer des élancements
my head is throbbing → j'ai des élancements dans la tête
a throbbing pain → une douleur pulsatile, des élancements
to throb with pain [sb's head, ankle]
George's ankle began to throb with pain
BUT La cheville de George commença à l'élancer.

throb

vi (engine)klopfen, hämmern; (drums, gunfire)dröhnen; (heart, pulse)pochen, klopfen; (painfully: wound) → pochen, pulsieren, klopfen; (very strongly) → hämmern; (fig: with life, activity) → pulsieren (→ with vor +dat, → mit); my head was still throbbing (with pain)ich hatte immer noch dieses Pochen im Kopf; my head is throbbingich habe rasende Kopfschmerzen; a street throbbing with peopleeine Straße, die von Menschen wimmelt
n (of engine)Klopfen nt, → Hämmern nt; (of drums, gunfire)Dröhnen nt; (of heart, pulse, wound)Klopfen nt, → Pochen nt, → Hämmern nt; the throb of lifeder Pulsschlag des Lebens

throb

[θrɒb]
1. n (of heart) → palpito, battito; (of pain) → fitta; (of music) → battito; (of engine) → vibrazione f; (of drum) → rullio
2. vi (heart) → palpitare, battere forte; (wound) → pulsare; (engine) → vibrare
my head is throbbing → mi martellano le tempie
throbbing with life (fig) (town) → pullulante di vita

throb

(θrob) past tense, past participle throbbed verb
1. (of the heart) to beat. Her heart throbbed with excitement.
2. to beat regularly like the heart. The engine was throbbing gently.
3. to beat regularly with pain; to be very painful. His head is throbbing (with pain).
noun
a regular beat. the throb of the engine / her heart / her sore finger.

throb

يَخْفِقُ pulzovat dunke pochen πάλλω latir con fuerza, sentir pinchazos tykyttää palpiter jako kucati pulsare 動悸を打つ 두근거리다 kloppen pulsere mocno bić palpitar ощущение пульсации banka เต้นเป็นจังหวะ zonklamak đau dai dẳng 悸动

throb

n. latido, pulsación, palpitación;
v. latir, palpitar, pulsar.

throb

vi (pret & pp throbbed; ger throbbing) (pain) doler con cada latido del corazón
References in classic literature ?
There was only--spring itself; the throb of it, the light restlessness, the vital essence of it everywhere: in the sky, in the swift clouds, in the pale sunshine, and in the warm, high wind--rising suddenly, sinking suddenly, impulsive and playful like a big puppy that pawed you and then lay down to be petted.
The pale, gray, childish, aged, melancholy, yet often simply cheerful, and sometimes delicately intelligent aspect of Clifford, peering from behind the faded crimson of the curtain, --watching the monotony of every-day occurrences with a kind of inconsequential interest and earnestness, and, at every petty throb of his sensibility, turning for sympathy to the eyes of the bright young girl!
The next instant, back it all rushed again, with still a deeper throb of pain; for, in that brief interval, she had sinned anew.
He would go in like a man swimming under water; he would put his handkerchief over his face, and begin to cough and choke; and then, if he were still obstinate, he would find his head beginning to ring, and the veins in his forehead to throb, until finally he would be assailed by an overpowering blast of ammonia fumes, and would turn and run for his life, and come out half-dazed.
Presently a great jet of white smoke burst from the ferryboat's side, and as it expanded and rose in a lazy cloud, that same dull throb of sound was borne to the listeners again.
Aladdin, and Rebecca's heart gave a throb of sympathy and comprehension.
First, I smiled to myself and felt elate; but this fierce pleasure subsided in me as fast as did the accelerated throb of my pulses.
For days after I met you, something seemed to throb in my veins.
Yet withal his heart would throb, making him quake in a most unaccountable way.
The air was full of the throb and hum of machinery pumping air down the shaft.
I swear before God, who seeth us, and who, in the darkness of this night heareth us, never shall my sword cross yours, never my eye express a glance of anger, nor my heart a throb of hatred, at you.
While these whispers were passing, the sleeper's heart did not throb, nor his breath become agitated, nor his features betray the least token of interest.