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impulse

US [ˈɪmˌpʌls]
UK [ˈɪmpʌls]
  • n.冲动;冲量;推动力;刺激
  • v.推动
  • Web脉冲;冲击
Plural Form:impulses  
impulse
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n.
1.
[c][ususing][u]
~ (to do sth)
冲动;心血来潮;一时的念头a sudden strong wish or need to do sth, without stopping to think about the results
He had a sudden impulse to stand up and sing.
他突然心血来潮,想站起来唱歌。
I resisted the impulse to laugh.
我强忍着没有笑出来。
Her first impulse was to run away.
她的第一个念头就是逃走。
The door was open and on (an) impulse she went inside.
门开着,她一时心血来潮就走了进去。
He tends to act on impulse .
他往往凭一时冲动行事。
2.
[c]
动力;冲力;冲量a force or movement of energy that causes sth else to react
nerve/electrical impulses
神经冲动;电路脉冲
3.
[c][ususing][u]
推动力;刺激something that causes sb/sth to do sth or to develop and make progress
to give an impulse to the struggling car industry
给予挣扎中的汽车工业一点刺激

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