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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The number of heartbeats per unit of time, usually expressed as beats per minute.

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  • n. The number of heart beats per unit of time, usually expressed as beats per minute.

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  • n. the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health

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