Definition of Impulse

Impulse n. means: The act of impelling, or driving onward with sudden force; impulsion; especially, force so communicated as to produced motion suddenly, or immediately.

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Impulse n. means: The act of impelling, or driving onward with sudden force; impulsion; especially, force so communicated as to produced motion suddenly, or immediately.

Meaning of Impulse

Impulse (n.) means: The act of impelling, or driving onward with sudden force; impulsion; especially, force so communicated as to produced motion suddenly, or immediately.

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Sound (n.): The peceived object occasioned by the impulse or vibration of a material substance affecting the ear; a sensation or perception of the mind received through the ear, and produced by the impulse or vibration of the air or other medium with which the ear is in contact; the effect of an impression made on the organs of hearing by an impulse or vibration of the air caused by a collision of bodies, or by other means; noise; report; as, the sound of a drum; the sound of the human voice; a horrid sound; a charming sound; a sharp, high, or shrill sound.

Impulse (n.): The action of a force during a very small interval of time; the effect of such action; as, the impulse of a sudden blow upon a hard elastic body.

Impulse (n.): A mental force which simply and directly urges to action; hasty inclination; sudden motive; momentary or transient influence of appetite or passion; propension; incitement; as, a man of good impulses; passion often gives a violent impulse to the will.

Affection (n.): Bent of mind; a feeling or natural impulse or natural impulse acting upon and swaying the mind; any emotion; as, the benevolent affections, esteem, gratitude, etc.; the malevolent affections, hatred, envy, etc.; inclination; disposition; propensity; tendency.

Shock (n.): A quivering or shaking which is the effect of a blow, collision, or violent impulse; a blow, impact, or collision; a concussion; a sudden violent impulse or onset.

Syllable (n.): An elementary sound, or a combination of elementary sounds, uttered together, or with a single effort or impulse of the voice, and constituting a word or a part of a word. In other terms, it is a vowel or a diphtong, either by itself or flanked by one or more consonants, the whole produced by a single impulse or utterance. One of the liquids, l, m, n, may fill the place of a vowel in a syllable. Adjoining syllables in a word or phrase need not to be marked off by a pause, but only by such an abatement and renewal, or reenforcement, of the stress as to give the feeling of separate impulses. See Guide to Pronunciation, /275.

Acturience (n.): Tendency or impulse to act.

Impulse (v. t.): To impel; to incite.

Verberation (n.): The impulse of a body; which causes sound.

Shog (n.): A shock; a jog; a violent concussion or impulse.

Touch (v. t.): To influence by impulse; to impel forcibly.

Lift (n.): That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.

Impulsive (n.): That which impels or gives an impulse; an impelling agent.

Impulsive (a.): Actuated by impulse or by transient feelings.

Impetus (n.): Fig.: Impulse; incentive; vigor; force.

Send (n.): The impulse of a wave by which a vessel is carried bodily.

Impulsive (a.): Acting momentarily, or by impulse; not continuous; -- said of forces.

Appulse (n.): A driving or running towards; approach; impulse; also, the act of striking against.

Fly (v. i.): To move through the air or before the wind; esp., to pass or be driven rapidly through the air by any impulse.

Instinctively (adv.): In an instinctive manner; by force of instinct; by natural impulse.

Pulsation (n.): A stroke or impulse by which some medium is affected, as in the propagation of sounds.

Afflatus (n.): A divine impartation of knowledge; supernatural impulse; inspiration.

Rut (v. i.): To have a strong sexual impulse at the reproductive period; -- said of deer, cattle, etc.

Incitement (n.): That which incites the mind, or moves to action; motive; incentive; impulse.

Renitent (a.): Resisting pressure or the effect of it; acting against impulse by elastic force.

Obey (v. t.): To yield to the impulse, power, or operation of; as, a ship obeys her helm.

Impulsive (a.): Having the power of driving or impelling; giving an impulse; moving; impellent.

Oestrus (n.): A vehement desire; esp. (Physiol.), the periodical sexual impulse of animals; heat; rut.

Drift (n.): The act or motion of drifting; the force which impels or drives; an overpowering influence or impulse.

Counterbuff (v. t.): To strike or drive back or in an opposite direction; to stop by a blow or impulse in front.

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Meaning of Sound

Sound means: The peceived object occasioned by the impulse or vibration of a material substance affecting the ear; a sensation or perception of the mind received through the ear, and produced by the impulse or vibration of the air or other medium with which the ear is in contact; the effect of an impression made on the organs of hearing by an impulse or vibration of the air caused by a collision of bodies, or by other means; noise; report; as, the sound of a drum; the sound of the human voice; a horrid sound; a charming sound; a sharp, high, or shrill sound.

Meaning of Impulse

Impulse means: The action of a force during a very small interval of time; the effect of such action; as, the impulse of a sudden blow upon a hard elastic body.

Meaning of Impulse

Impulse means: A mental force which simply and directly urges to action; hasty inclination; sudden motive; momentary or transient influence of appetite or passion; propension; incitement; as, a man of good impulses; passion often gives a violent impulse to the will.

Meaning of Affection

Affection means: Bent of mind; a feeling or natural impulse or natural impulse acting upon and swaying the mind; any emotion; as, the benevolent affections, esteem, gratitude, etc.; the malevolent affections, hatred, envy, etc.; inclination; disposition; propensity; tendency.

Meaning of Shock

Shock means: A quivering or shaking which is the effect of a blow, collision, or violent impulse; a blow, impact, or collision; a concussion; a sudden violent impulse or onset.

Meaning of Syllable

Syllable means: An elementary sound, or a combination of elementary sounds, uttered together, or with a single effort or impulse of the voice, and constituting a word or a part of a word. In other terms, it is a vowel or a diphtong, either by itself or flanked by one or more consonants, the whole produced by a single impulse or utterance. One of the liquids, l, m, n, may fill the place of a vowel in a syllable. Adjoining syllables in a word or phrase need not to be marked off by a pause, but only by such an abatement and renewal, or reenforcement, of the stress as to give the feeling of separate impulses. See Guide to Pronunciation, /275.

Meaning of Acturience

Acturience means: Tendency or impulse to act.

Meaning of Impulse

Impulse means: To impel; to incite.

Meaning of Verberation

Verberation means: The impulse of a body; which causes sound.

Meaning of Shog

Shog means: A shock; a jog; a violent concussion or impulse.

Meaning of Touch

Touch means: To influence by impulse; to impel forcibly.

Meaning of Lift

Lift means: That portion of the vibration of a balance during which the impulse is given.

Meaning of Impulsive

Impulsive means: That which impels or gives an impulse; an impelling agent.

Meaning of Impulsive

Impulsive means: Actuated by impulse or by transient feelings.

Meaning of Impetus

Impetus means: Fig.: Impulse; incentive; vigor; force.

Dictionary words and meanings

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Governess means: A female governor; a woman invested with authority to control and direct; especially, one intrusted with the care and instruction of children, -- usually in their homes.

Meaning of Impluvium

Impluvium means: In Roman dwellings, a cistern or tank, set in the atrium or peristyle to recieve the water from the roof, by means of the compluvium; generally made ornamental with flowers and works of art around its birm.

Meaning of Paying

Paying means: of Pay

Meaning of Pike

Pike means: A pointed or peaked hill.

Meaning of Tuber

Tuber means: A genus of fungi. See Truffle.

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