heart rate

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of heart rate

:the rate at which the heart beats
  • Aerobic exercise increases your heart rate.

Word by Word Definitions

heart play
  1. : a hollow muscular organ of vertebrate animals that by its rhythmic contraction acts as a force pump maintaining the circulation of the blood

  2. : a structure in an invertebrate animal functionally analogous to the vertebrate heart

  3. : breast, bosom

  1. : love:2

  2. : hearten

  3. : to fix in the heart

rate play
  1. : to rebuke angrily or violently

  2. : to drive away by scolding

  3. : to voice angry reprimands

  1. : reckoned value : valuation

  2. : estimation

  3. : a fixed quantity

  1. : allot

  2. : to set an estimate on : value, esteem

  3. : to determine or assign the relative rank or class of : grade


Medical Dictionary

heart rate

noun

medical Definition of heart rate

:a measure of cardiac activity usually expressed as number of beats per minute — see maximum heart rate

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