Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of heartbeat.

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Examples

  • I pretty much get bored with shoot 'em ups in heartbeats, but I have a longstanding fondness for Sim Anything and Civilization.

    just drive safely.

  • For the past year, Dennis Hastert has been two heartbeats from the presidency.

    Think Progress » VIDEO: Inhofe ‘Very Proud’ There’s Never Been a Homosexual Relationship in the ‘Recorded History of Our Family’

  • And prepared to lead the Democrats is an Armani-clad daughter of an old-fashioned Baltimore politician about to become the first female speaker of the House — two heartbeats from the presidency.

    Pelosi to be first woman to lead Congress

  • WASHINGTON Behind the Armani-clad California lawmaker soon to make history as the first female Speaker of the House — just two heartbeats from the presidency — is the daughter of an old-fashioned Baltimore politician.

    Pelosi soon to make history as first female Speaker of the House

  • "I can tell you that (skipping) a couple of heartbeats is an understatement," Avalanche coach Bob Hartley said.

    National Hockey League - Avalanche vs. Devils

  • Sometimes even now she regretted that the time had gone when he was within her, so that each of her heartbeats was a caress to him, to which his little heart replied, and she would feel utterly desolate and hungry when she could no longer join him to her bosom.

    The Judge

  • Clients can send so-called heartbeats to the server (or a broadcast address), so that the RenderPal V2 Server will automatically know about their existence.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Jimi Towry organized the benefit, called heartbeats for Haiti.

    CBS 11 CBS 11 Top Stories Videos

  • That we are at war, and that our heartbeats are a sword at their throats.

    Taking Steps

  • Our heartbeats are a sword at their throats - a post I did connecting a wonderful piece of writing about the war the Christian homophobes say we're fighting with them, with Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson claiming that they think the "the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians" were responsible for causing 9 / 11.

    feminist blogs

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