check the pulse (to)

check the pulse (to)
 Evaluate the current condition.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • feel the pulse — check the heart rate by pressing the fingers against veins in the wrist or neck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pulse — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fast, racing, rapid ▪ slow ▪ steady ▪ strong ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Pulse — For other uses, see Pulse (disambiguation). Pulse evaluation at the radial artery. In medicine, one s pulse represents the tactile arterial palpation of the heartbeat by trained fingertips. The pulse may be palpated in any place that allows an… …   Wikipedia

  • check — check1 [ tʃek ] verb *** ▸ 1 examine someone/something ▸ 2 look/ask again ▸ 3 stop action/event ▸ 4 mark to show agreement ▸ 5 give someone bags/suitcases ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) check or check over transitive to examine something in order to find out… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • check — I UK [tʃek] / US verb Word forms check : present tense I/you/we/they check he/she/it checks present participle checking past tense checked past participle checked *** 1) check or check over [transitive] to examine something in order to find out… …   English dictionary

  • pulse — pulse1 [pʌls] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(heart)¦ 2¦(music)¦ 3¦(sound/light/electricity)¦ 4¦(feelings/opinions)¦ 5¦(food)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 4; Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: pouls, from Latin pulsus beating , past participle of pellere to hit ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pulse (album) — Infobox Album Name = Pulse Type = live Artist = Pink Floyd Released = May 29, 1995 (UK) June 6, 1995 (US) Recorded = March–October 1994 Genre = Progressive rock Length = 149:21 Label = EMI (UK), Columbia Records (U.S.) Producer = James Guthrie,… …   Wikipedia

  • check — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 close look to make sure sth is safe/correct ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, extensive, full (esp. BrE), thorough ▪ careful, close, rigorous, tight (a …   Collocations dictionary

  • pulse — 01. The doctor felt the patient s [pulse], and found that it was normal. 02. During the delivery, the nurse monitored the baby s [pulse] to see if it was okay. 03. The old man had apparently had a heart attack, and it took the doctors a while to… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • check*/*/*/ — [tʃek] verb I 1) [I/T] to examine something in order to get information, or to find out whether it is good or correct Always check your spelling.[/ex] You should have your sight checked regularly.[/ex] The doctor checked for a pulse.[/ex] Check… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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