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
- Pulse dialling
noun See pulse dialing
- Pulse height analyser
noun 1. (electronics) a multichannel analyser that sorts pulses into selected amplitude ranges