pacemaker - definition

Create account
Where to search:
Thesaurus


Dictionaries » Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary 4th edition » P »

pacemaker - definition



A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
(Non-alphabetical character)


pacemaker Search for pronunciation examples


(pacemakers)
1.
A pacemaker is a device that is placed inside someone's body in order to help their heart beat in the right way.
She was fitted with a pacemaker after suffering serious heart trouble.
N-COUNT
2.
A pacemaker is a competitor in a race whose task is to start the race very quickly in order to help the other runners achieve a very fast time. Pacemakers usually stop before the race is finished.
N-COUNT



Permanent link to this page: http://www.diclib.com/cgi-bin/d1.cgi?l=en&base=collinscobuild&page=showid&id=24480


Learn foreign languages chatting with us!

  • valvos, 47
    Turkey, Istanbul
    Native language: Turkish
    Foreign language: English
    valvos
  • Inzhu, 26
    Kazakhstan, Aktobe
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English
    My dream to depart on rest to Italy
    Inzhu
  • AnastasiaLagoda, 19
    Russian Federation, Геленждик
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English
    AnastasiaL...
  • juan perez chavez, 32
    Peru, Tingo Maria
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Portuguese
    juan perez...
  • Lizeth Coronel, 20
    Colombia, Pamplona-Norte De Santander
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    Lizeth Cor...
  • Yan
    Cuba
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Yan
  • diana, 31
    Peru, Lima
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    diana
  • yennifer chincay bazan, 20
    Peru, Trujillo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    yennifer c...
  • tefany mendezz, 25
    El Salvador, San Salvador
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: French
    tefany men...
  • vera, 28
    Russian Federation, Абакан
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: German
    vera
  • Полина, 29
    Kyrgyzstan, Бишкек
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English
    Полина
  • Saltanat, 20
    Czech Republic, Brno
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: English, Czech, Spanish
    Hello everyone ;) I am 17 , from Kazakhstan, Astana, but now I am in CR , Brno, for studying Czech language. I would like to chat someone and practice my Czech ;)
    Saltanat
  • alejandro cardenas , 18
    Colombia, Colombia
    Native language: English
    Foreign language: German
    alejandro ...
  • Hitori36, 26
    Bolivia, La Paz
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Hitori36
  • Sabino, 47
    Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    I&# 39; m studying English as a second language, and I would like to find someone to learn the language better. I am also willing to help with that and Spanish to those who wish to learn or perfecional the Spanish
    Sabino
  • Jesus Moreno, 16
    Venezuela, Caracas
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    Jesus More...
  • angelica valeska, 48
    Honduras, Tegucigalpa
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    angelica v...
  • ismael gonzalez, 18
    Mexico, Mazatlán
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: English
    A mi me gusta hacer mucho ejercicio, me gustan las personas que son buena onda, me gusta relacionarme con todo tipo de gente, a mi gustan las mujeres que no son celosas, me gusta mucho la musica, me gustan ver peliculas de vampiros, de brujeria, etc......
    ismael gon...
  • Hany, 20
    Cuba, Holguin
    Native language: Spanish
    Foreign language: Spanish
    Hany
  • Bekasyl, 22
    Kazakhstan, Pavlodar
    Native language: Russian
    Foreign language: Russian
    Bekasyl