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Noun
A sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act
“I had a sudden impulse to tell the woman pouring the wine that I loved her.”
Noun
Something that arouses action or activity
“Their impulse of broadcasting was for human rights.”
Noun
The tendency to act impulsively
“He was a man of impulse, not premeditation.”
Noun
Something that causes something to happen or happen more quickly; an impetus
“They're not complying with international law and at the very moment in which we are trying to give a new impulse to the peace process.”
Noun
A pulse of electrical energy; a brief current
“Unlike its electrical predecessor, an optical switch does not convert the signal to an electrical impulse before directing it.”
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