[pal-pi-tey-shuh n] /ˌpæl pɪˈteɪ ʃən/
the act of .
an unusually or abnormally rapid or violent beating of the heart.
early 15c., from Middle French palpitation, from Latin palpitationem (nominative palpitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of palpitare “to throb, to flutter, to tremble, to quiver,” frequentative of palpare “touch gently, stroke; wheedle, coax” (see feel (v.)).
palpitation pal·pi·ta·tion (pāl’pĭ-tā’shən)
Perceptible forcible pulsation of the heart, usually with an increase in frequency or force, with or without irregularity in rhythm.
[pal-puh s] /ˈpæl pəs/ noun, plural palpi [pal-pahy] /ˈpæl paɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. an appendage attached to an oral part and serving as an organ of sense in insects, crustaceans, etc.
[pal] /pæl/ Informal. noun 1. a very close, intimate friend; comrade; chum. 2. an accomplice. verb (used without object), palled, palling. 3. to associate as comrades or chums: to pal around with the kid next door. [pal] /pæl/ noun 1. a special air service offered by the U.S. Postal Service for sending parcels from 5 […]
[pahl-suh] /ˈpɑl sə/ noun, plural palsen [pahl-suh n] /ˈpɑl sən/ (Show IPA). Geology. 1. a mound of earth pushed up by or formed near the edge of a glacier, found in alpine and arctic areas.
[pawlz-greyv, palz-] /ˈpɔlz greɪv, ˈpælz-/ noun 1. a German count palatine. /ˈpɔːlzɡreɪv/ noun 1. (archaic) a German count palatine n. 1540s, “a count palatine,” from Middle Dutch palsgrave, from pals “palace” (from Latin palatium, see palace) + grave (Dutch graaf) “count” (see margrave). Cf. cognate Middle High German pfalzgrave, German Pfalzgraf.