heartbeat
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heartbeat(
hart
-
bit
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pulsation of the heart)
a. el latido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor listened to the patient's heartbeat with a stethoscope.El médico escuchó los latidos del paciente con un estetoscopio.
b. el latido del corazón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new parents were thrilled to hear their baby's heartbeat for the first time.Los nuevos padres estaban encantados de oír los latidos del corazón de su bebé por primera vez.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(instant)
a. el paso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Republican candidate felt just a heartbeat away from winning the election.El candidato republicano se sentía a solo un paso de ganar las elecciones.
b. el santiamén
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'd accept the job in a heartbeat.Aceptaría el puesto en un santiamén.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(driving force)
a. el corazón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The mayor has been the heartbeat of this small town for years.El alcalde ha sido el corazón de este pueblito durante años.
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heartbeat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el latido (del corazón)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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heartbeat [ˈhɑːtbiːt]
noun
(gen) latido (m) del corazón
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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you are my heartbeat
eres mi corazón
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