Associations to the word «Pacemaker»

Wiktionary

PACEMAKER, noun. One who sets the pace in a race, to guide the others.
PACEMAKER, noun. (anatomy) A set of nerves which stimulate the heart to beat.
PACEMAKER, noun. (hence) (medicine) A medical implement that is used to stimulate a heart to beat by simulating the action of the natural pacemaker.

Dictionary definition

PACEMAKER, noun. A leading instance in its field; "the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations".
PACEMAKER, noun. A specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat.
PACEMAKER, noun. An implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker.
PACEMAKER, noun. A horse used to set the pace in racing.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery