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  Definition of impulse
  1. the act of applying force suddenly; "the impulse knocked him over"
  2. an impelling force or strength; "the car''s momentum carried it off the road"
  3. the electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber; "they demonstrated the transmission of impulses from the cortex to the hypothalamus"
  4. (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients); "the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star"
  5. a sudden desire; "he bought it on an impulse"
  6. an instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses"
Similar Words: impulsion, impetus, momentum, nerve impulse, pulsation, pulsing, pulse, caprice, whim, urge

 

Hyponyms: action potential, abience, adience, death instinct, death wish, wanderlust, itchy feet

 

Derivational Morphology: propel, impel, pulse, pulsate

 

 
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