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Public pulse

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Public pulse the movement of public opinion on any question
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. pouls—L. pulsuspellĕre, pulsum.

Usage

In literature:

He has his fingers on the public pulse.
"Back Home" by Eugene Wood
He had felt the beating of the Public's pulse.
"Indiscretions of Archie" by P. G. Wodehouse
Rodney had relations with the aristocracy, with the political world, and could feel the pulse of public life.
"Endymion" by Benjamin Disraeli
I can absolutely feel the public pulse after so many years upon the platform.
"The Idler, Volume III., Issue XIII., February 1893" by Various
Something in the air foretold the stranger how beat the public pulse.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 110, December, 1866" by Various
He felt the pulse of public sentiment.
"A Dream of Empire" by William Henry Venable
After a vast amount of stethoscoping and pulse-feeling, Snuffim decided peremptorily against a Public School.
"Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography" by George William Erskine Russell
This it was that wrought up the public pulse to such a pitch of excitement.
"The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1" by John Charles Dent
There came sudden revulsion from the hope that had begun once again to throb in the public pulse.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
Her finger was always on the public pulse.
"History of the English People" by John Richard Green
His success in feeling the pulse of public opinion was so great that he never forgot the lesson.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
He conceived it expedient to feel the public pulse in Canada.
"The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation" by Charles Roger
The successful showman must have his fingers on the public pulse in matters that concern entertainment.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
I'm feeling the pulse of the public all the time.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
Michael McGrath, demagogue though he was, knew his public as the physician knows the pulse he feels.
"The Lieutenant-Governor" by Guy Wetmore Carryl
They had no opportunity of judging the public pulse until the next morning.
"'As Gold in the Furnace'" by John E. Copus
The public pulse stood at fever height, and public opinion, with its usual consistency, was veering round in favour of Vladimir Mellikoff.
"Miss Hildreth, Volume 3 of 3" by Augusta de Grasse Stevens
Hibbert had his finger on the public pulse of Hornham in a measure that Father Blantyre himself could hardly achieve.
"A Lost Cause" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
The public pulse, in fact, was fevered.
"Guilty Bonds" by William Le Queux
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In news:

A previously healthy 62-year-old jogger and public health officer in Boston, Mr Tighe stopped breathing and had no pulse or blood pressure.
We do hate to say goodbye to writers whose work has distinguished our publication, but we must report that Charles Maldonado is leaving Metro Pulse to strike his fortune in the glittery city of Nashville.
City Pulse asks readers to thank Meijer for delaying end of free publications.
City Pulse is one of at least a half-dozen publications that pay for space on them.
Welcome to the webpage for Pulse, WPBT2's public affairs program on the Caribbean and Caribbean-American experience in South Florida.
On Wednesday's edition of Public Pulse, Wyoming Senator Bruce Burns discussed the topic of the Hathaway Scholarship with the high school legislative interns, SHS Government teacher Tyson Emborg and host Kim Love.
A new technology that uses a high-energy, pulsed-plasma (HEPP) shock -wave generator to rehabilitate old wells will help public works departments avoid the cost of drilling new wells.
Earlier this week, State Senator John Schiffer was a guest on KROE'S Public Pulse program.
Joan Proctor hit the nail on the head with her letter to The Public Pulse on Aug 17 ("The real problems with housing terrorists").
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In science:

Bonacci, Analytic pulse design for selective population transfer in many-level quantum systems: maximizing the amplitude of population oscillations, accepted for publication in Phys.
Rabi spectra - a simple tool for analyzing the limitations of RWA in modelling of the selective population transfer in many-level quantum systems
Various nonlinear Schr¨odinger equations with external potentials are used to describe deep water and plasma waves, light pulses, and energy transport (see, for instance, recent publications [1, 9, 13, 23] and references therein).
On a new integrable nonlinear Schroedinger equation with a simple external potential and its explicit solutions
In our experiment, the value of the chosen measurement bases (xi, yi ), obtained by combining the outputs of several (public) random number generators, is unlikely to be correlated to the state of the atoms before the measurement microwave pulses are applied, and we can safely assume that Eq. (16) is satisfied.
Random Numbers Certified by Bell's Theorem
This method is necessary due to the overestimation that is quoted in many publications where the effect of optical cross-talk and after-pulsing is not subtracted.
A Tracking Fiber Detector based on Silicon Photomultipliers for the Kaos Spectrometer
Santos et al., Characterization of plastic optical fibres with pulsed LEDs, Proceedings of 10th International Symposium on Radiation Physics (Accepted by NIM for Publication).
Hadron beam test of a scintillating fibre tracker system for elastic scattering and luminosity measurement in ATLAS
Emotional Reactions and the Pulse of Public Opinion: Measuring the Impact of Political Events on the Sentiment of Online Discussions. in Proceedings of CoRR, 2010. e-print arXiv:1009.4019.
Patterns of Emotional Blogging and Emergence of Communities: Agent-Based Model on Bipartite Networks
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