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  1. im·pulse
    IPA[ˈimˌpəls]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: impulse, plural noun: impulses

    • noun

      a sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act:

      the tendency to act impulsively:

    • noun

      the buying of goods without planning to do so in advance, as a result of a sudden whim or impulse.
    • noun

      a signal transmitted along a nerve fiber. It consists of a wave of electrical depolarization that reverses the potential difference across the nerve cell membranes.
    • suddenly and without forethought; impulsively
    • noun

      a thing that one buys without planning to do so in advance, as a result of a sudden whim or impulse:
    • noun

      the buying of goods without planning to do so in advance, as a result of a sudden whim or impulse.
    • suddenly and without forethought; impulsively
    • noun

      a signal transmitted along a nerve fibre. It consists of a wave of electrical depolarization that reverses the potential difference across the nerve cell membranes.
    • suddenly and without forethought; impulsively
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