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pulse 1

 (pŭls)
n.
1. The rhythmical throbbing of arteries produced by the regular contractions of the heart, especially as palpated at the wrist or in the neck.
2.
a. A regular or rhythmical beating.
b. A single beat or throb.
3. Physics
a. A brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity: a pulse of current; a pulse of radiation.
b. Any of a series of intermittent occurrences characterized by a brief sudden change in a quantity.
4. The perceptible emotions or sentiments of a group of people: "a man who had ... his finger on the pulse of America" (Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr.).
v. pulsed, puls·ing, puls·es
v.intr.
1. To pulsate; beat: "The nation pulsed with music and proclamation, with rages and moral pretensions" (Lance Morrow).
2. Physics To undergo a series of intermittent occurrences characterized by brief, sudden changes in a quantity.
v.tr.
To chop in short bursts, as in a food processor: The cook pulsed the leeks and added some coriander.
Idiom:
take the pulse of
To judge the mood or views of (a political electorate, for example): The politician was able to take the pulse of the grass-roots voters.

[Middle English pous, puls, from Old French pous, pulz, from Latin pulsus, from past participle of pellere, to beat; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

pulse 2

 (pŭls)
n.
1. The edible seeds of certain pod-bearing plants, such as lentils and chickpeas.
2. A plant yielding these seeds.

[Middle English pols, puls, from Latin puls, pottage of meal and pulse, probably ultimately from Greek poltos.]
Translations
luštěniny
bælgfrugter
palkokasvit
mahunarke
豆類
맥박
baljväxter
เมล็ดพืชที่กินได้
hạt đậu

pulses

[ˈpʌlsɪz] npl (Culin) → legumi mpl secchi

pulses

حُبُوب luštěniny bælgfrugter Hülsenfrüchte όσπρια legumbre, legumbres palkokasvit légumes secs mahunarke legumi secchi 豆類 맥박 peulvruchten pulsslag pulsy grãos leguminosos, leguminosas пульсация baljväxter เมล็ดพืชที่กินได้ bakliyat hạt đậu 豆子