from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Lacking rhythm or regularity of rhythm: "a slight arrhythmic imperfection when the car idles” ( Garrison Keillor).
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- adj. Without rhythm.
- adj. Suffering from cardiac arrhythmia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being without rhythm or regularity, as the pulse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not rhythmic; wanting rhythm or regularity: used specifically, in pathology, of the pulse. Also spelled arhythmic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking a steady rhythm
- adj. without regard for rhythm
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She was dying like a dog, a poor, broken animal in the street, kicked and pummeled, the life escaping from her in short arrhythmic gasps.
The LifeVest allows a patient's physician time to assess his or her long-term arrhythmic risk and make appropriate plans.
The LifeVest, the first and only wearable defibrillator, is worn by patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) while plans are made to manage their long-term arrhythmic risk, including the decision to implant a cardioverter defibrillator (ICD).
The LifeVest allows a patient's physician time to assess their long-term arrhythmic risk and make appropriate plans.
Reperfusion markers at primary PCI seen to predict short-term arrhythmic risk
A stint as the chief executive of Barclays PLC, the large U.K. bank, ended after two months in 1999, when Mr. O'Neill, who had developed an arrhythmic heartbeat following a bout with the flu, was forced to resign.
I could be tearing up a difficult snare drum solo, but since the wii motion sensor requires very large and deliberate motions, but all that registered on the game was a series of arrhythmic taps.
Presented with this new evidence Patel changed his position, speculating that Tomlinson could have suffered a "very transient" form of arrhythmic heart attack, recovered spontaneously and then lost consciousness.
The arrhythmic type of heart attack, Patel said Tomlinson had suffered, would have occurred with a wobbling of the heart known as ventricular fibrillation.
To purposely concoct older characters of a sunny disposition would be as much of a solecism as deliberately fabricating arrhythmic blacks, spendthrift Jews, slacker Japanese and so on.