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Heartbeat   /hˈɑrtbˌit/   Listen

The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart.  Synonyms: beat, pulsation, pulse.
A very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat).  Synonyms: blink of an eye, flash, instant, jiffy, New York minute, split second, trice, twinkling, wink.
An animating or vital unifying force.

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"Heartbeat" Quotes from Famous Books

... answer to your supreme question. It is the answer to the most important question that was ever asked. It is the most important that you will ever be called to act upon in this world. Does the prospect of an answer quicken your heartbeat? Does it shake you out of your lethargy into intensest interest? It ought to if it does not. For the answer that I give is not the answer of a mere speculator or dreamer. It is the answer of inspiration and it is an answer whose truth has been tested by the personal ...
— Sermons on Biblical Characters • Clovis G. Chappell

Words linked to "Heartbeat" :   force, moment, throb, periodic event, throbbing, diastole, pounding, systole, recurrent event, second, mo, minute, bit

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