Associations to the word «Impulse»


IMPULSE, noun. A thrust; a push; a sudden force that impels.
IMPULSE, noun. A wish or urge, particularly a sudden one prompting action.
IMPULSE, noun. (physics) The integral of force over time.
IMPULSE, verb. (obsolete) To impel; to incite.
IMPULSE BUY, noun. Something purchased spontaneously, without planning or thought.
IMPULSE BUY, verb. To purchase without thinking or planning.
IMPULSE BUYING, noun. The act of making unplanned or otherwise spontaneous purchases
IMPULSE BUYS, noun. Plural of impulse buy
IMPULSE FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) Any generalized function which is defined by its behaviour under integration
IMPULSE FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of impulse function
IMPULSE PURCHASE, noun. Something bought spontaneously, without planning or thought.
IMPULSE PURCHASE, verb. To buy without thinking or planning.
IMPULSE PURCHASES, noun. Plural of impulse purchase

Dictionary definition

IMPULSE, noun. An instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses".
IMPULSE, noun. A sudden desire; "he bought it on an impulse".
IMPULSE, noun. The electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber; "they demonstrated the transmission of impulses from the cortex to the hypothalamus".
IMPULSE, noun. (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".
IMPULSE, noun. The act of applying force suddenly; "the impulse knocked him over".
IMPULSE, noun. An impelling force or strength; "the car's momentum carried it off the road".

Wise words

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