What is the noun for heartbeat?

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  1. (anatomy) A muscular organ that pumps blood through the body, traditionally thought to be the seat of emotion.
  2. (uncountable) Emotions, kindness, moral effort, or spirit in general.
  3. The seat of the affections or sensibilities, collectively or separately, as love, hate, joy, grief, courage, etc.; rarely, the seat of the understanding or will; usually in a good sense; personality.
  4. Courage; courageous purpose; spirit.
  5. Vigorous and efficient activity; power of fertile production; condition of the soil, whether good or bad.
  6. (archaic) A term of affectionate or kindly and familiar address.
  7. A conventional shape or symbol used to represent the heart, love, or emotion: or sometimes <3.
  8. A playing card of the suit hearts featuring one or more heart-shaped symbols.
  9. (cartomancy) The twenty-fourth Lenormand card.
  10. The centre, essence, or core.
  11. Synonyms:
  12. Examples:
    1. “Systolic pressure represents the force with which the heart pumps blood into the blood vessels.”
      “Bill was a man full of heart who would regularly involve himself in acts of philanthropy.”
      “The commitment was there, and we showed a lot of heart, but our execution let us down.”
  1. One pulsation of the heart; especially an irregular one, hence the emotion which causes it.
  2. The rhythm at which a heart pulsates, a cardiac indicator
  3. A driving impulse or vital force.
  4. A very short space of time; an instant.
  5. (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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  7. Examples:
    1. “This scan usually shows the first signs of a heartbeat, which will indicate a viable pregnancy.”
      “I would be more than willing to have a coffee with Keanu in a heartbeat.”
      “The midwife or doctor may use a device placed on the abdomen to amplify the heartbeat.”
  1. (anatomy) The tendons once thought to brace the heart. [15th-19th c.]
  2. (figuratively) One's deepest emotions or inner feelings. [from 16th c.]
  3. (anatomy) The cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the tricuspid valve and the mitral valve in the heart.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “Why can't a boy tug at America's heartstrings without facing petty locker-room humiliation from the viewing public?”
      “And so The Wild Boy is a sad novel, tugging the heartstrings with some of the rhapsodic lachrymosity that felled Little Nell.”
      “The problem with weepy movies much of the time is that they're made to tug at your heartstrings, and they use every trick in the book to do so.”
  1. (obsolete) A heartwarming song or poem.
  2. A song or message that is deeply heartfelt.
  3. The expression of a person's inner essence, underlying identity, and reason for existence.
  4. Examples:
    1. “To be sung to in this way by the entire faery kingdom, each member of it born from the heartsong of a camper, was truly a delight that not many, I believe, have known.”
      “The words he speaks carry a familiar message. He lifts me up to sing my infinite heartsong. He is a musical tone that rings out to embrace the morning sky.”
  1. A heartbeat.
  2. The object of one’s desires or infatuation; a sweetheart.
  3. (of a man) A usually handsome celebrity or famous person.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “That's how her last class of the day sometimes moved from Chippewa High to Jackie's house and allowed her to spend more time with her heartthrob, Bryce Clark.”
      “I just hope it isn't my luck that I get some ditzy valley girl, or some brain-dead heartthrob.”
      “The Spanish heartthrob, who plays masked hero Zorro, admits his wife is a better horse rider than him.”
  1. A union of hearts; a betrothal.
  2. (masonry) A bond in a stone wall in which two headers meet in the middle of a wall and another header covers the joint between them.
  1. (uncountable) The state or quality of being hearted.
  2. (countable) The result or product of being hearted.
  3. Examples:
    1. “For Democrats, election-day heavy heartedness, the loser's Stoicism, had become a way of life.”
      “The strangest disease I have seen in this country seems really to be broken heartedness, and it attacks free men who have been captured and made slaves.”
      “Without being gratingly loud or freakishly chirpy like some Bollywood heroines, she manages to communicate her good heartedness and her willingness to accommodate others.”
  1. (chemistry) A portion of material separated by chromatography that is subjected to heartcutting
  1. The characteristic of being hearty; fillingness; wholesomeness.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “His stock in trade was a brisk heartiness which at times bordered on the devastatingly brutal.”
      “Umami can also be described as heartiness, savoriness, or fullness of the mouth.”
      “It was fantastic and different, somehow managing to bring out the delicateness of fish and the heartiness of stew at the same time.”
  1. Material used as fill between walls of greater structural integrity, especially in masonry.
  1. The state, quality, or condition of being heartly; warmth
  1. One who, or that which, heartens or animates.
  1. Something that is heart-warming.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Advance previews include the opening night film, The School of Rock, starring Jack Black, the Sundance favourite, Pieces of April, and Argentinean heart-warmer Valentin.”
  1. The state or quality of being heartfelt.
  1. the characteristic of being heartless
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Afterwards I asked the people with me why they tolerated such brutal dishonesty and heartlessness.”
      “Did you know, that in the Victorian language of flowers, hydrangeas stood for boastfulness and heartlessness?”
      “The common understanding of this poem centres on its heartlessness, how inhuman, etc.”
  1. singular of heartstrings
  2. Examples:
    1. “Usually the darling of the heartstring tugger or a hard-headed military man, it's easy to forget that he can do anything else.”
      “The pair bond over books and no heartstring is left untugged as Hazel resists Gus for fear of hurting him.”
      “The cuckoo, with its single gaping beak, cannot duplicate the visual pull of a throng of baby warbler beaks, so it tugs at the parents' other heartstring.”
  1. Obsolete spelling of heart
  1. The care of the heart.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Marico has taken up the cause of preventive heartcare through the promotion of Saffola.”
  1. A small heart.
  1. plural of heart-warmer
  1. plural of heartedness
  1. plural of heartscape
  1. plural of heartquake
  1. plural of heartbond
  1. plural of heartener
  1. plural of heartsong
  2. Examples:
    1. “Many of his lyrics are heartsongs that will chord with human life as long as it has sorrows and aspirations.”
      “Over life's long trail a-winding, We wend our onward way, Sometimes with spirits broken, Sometimes with heartsongs gay.”
  1. plural of heartbeat
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The words made Shipper's cheeks turn pink and he felt his heartbeats quicken again.”
      “Several of the assassins were still alive, if barely, and their heartbeats fluttered as their lives ebbed slowly away.”
      “Suddenly, the man drew in a sharp gasp and the heart monitor erupted into a flurry of sound, beeping off the steady, but rapid heartbeats.”
  1. plural of heartcut
  1. plural of heartlet
  1. plural of hearting
  1. plural of hearte
  2. Examples:
    1. “What is hee that knoweth the secretes of heartes which be impenetrable?”
  1. plural of hearty
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  3. Examples:
    1. “And now, my hearties, be gay, and gaily read the rest, with ease of body and in the best of kidney!”
      “Easiest of all is getting 27 able-bodied hearties to go with him, one of them a stowaway.”
      “I'd like a pepperoni pizza, me hearties, and you're starting to talk like a pirate.”
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