BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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heartbeat

How to sign: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart
"he could feel the beat of her heart";

pulse in BSL Watch how to sign pulse in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: pulse, beat, pulsation

Categories: periodic event, recurrent event

Within this category: diastole, systole, throb

heartbeat

How to sign: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat)
"if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash";

instant in BSL Watch how to sign instant in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: blink of an eye, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute, flash

Categories: moment, minute, second, bit

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