Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: pacemaker
IPA transcription: [p'eɪsm,eɪkɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: pacer, pacemaker, pacesetter
    Meaning: a horse used to set the pace in racing
  • Synonyms: pacemaker, artificial_pacemaker
    Meaning: an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker
  • Synonyms: pacemaker, cardiac_pacemaker, sinoatrial_node, SA_node
    Meaning: a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat
  • Synonyms: pacesetter, pacemaker
    Meaning: a leading instance in its field; "the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations"
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