[puhls-am-pli-tood, -tyood] /ˈpʌlsˈæm plɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
modulation of the amplitude of a train of electric pulses used to carry signals (pulse carrier)
[puhls-beet] /ˈpʌlsˌbit/ noun 1. 1 (def 1). 2. a hint or intimation of feeling, desires, etc.: the pulsebeat of a town.
- Pulse deficit
pulse deficit n. The difference between the heart rate and the palpable pulse, as is often seen in atrial fibrillation.
- Pulse-code modulation
[puhls-kohd] /ˈpʌlsˌkoʊd/ noun, Telecommunications. 1. a form of modulation that transforms a wave-form, as an audio signal, into a binary signal in which information is conveyed by a coded order of pulses for transmission, storage on a disk, or processing by a computer. Abbreviation: PCM.
noun 1. a system of calling telephone numbers wherein electrical pulses corresponding to the digits in the number called are generated by manipulating a rotary dial or push buttons (contrasted with ). noun an older mode of telephone dialing with each digit transmitted via electrical pulse; also written pulse dialling