[ US /ˈhɑɹtˌbit/ ]
[ UK /hˈɑːtbiːt/ ]
  1. a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
    if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash
  2. the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
    he could feel the beat of her heart
  3. an animating or vital unifying force
    New York is the commercial heartbeat of America
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How To Use heartbeat In A Sentence

  • High-frequency waves broadcast by the radar bounce off a person, scanning the in-and-out movement of the chest and more subtle, but also detectable, motion of the heartbeat against the chest wall.
  • He remained in hospital for two nights whilst prescribed medication re-established a regular heartbeat.
  • Bell was also a sycophant, a Yes man, who could shift his political stance in a heartbeat, talk in circles and dodge any important decision making.
  • Additionally, FDA officials decided the drug must carry a warning on its label stating, "An increased rate of stroke was observed following Xarelto discontinuation in clinical trials" in patients with the faulty heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation. FDA Approves Anticlotting Drug
  • An irregular heartbeat or a blood clot are suspected by the coroner. The Sun
  • The shop is the first chippy in the borough to get the Heartbeat Award, given by the council to firms which try to help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
  • She thought her little five-year-old heartbeat came to a dead stop in the silence.
  • A heartbeat is when the muscles of the heart contract and push blood around the body.
  • He breathed deeply trying to regulate the pound of his heartbeat. THE SOUND OF MURDER
  • She nodded at the ECG, the one which monitored Gjykata's heartbeat. TEN STEPS TO HAPPINESS
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