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THROBBING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does throbbing mean? 

THROBBING (noun)
  The noun THROBBING has 2 senses:

1. an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)
2. a sound with a strong rhythmic beat

  Familiarity information: THROBBING used as a noun is rare.


THROBBING (adjective)
  The adjective THROBBING has 1 sense:

1. pounding or beating strongly or violently

  Familiarity information: THROBBING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


THROBBING (noun)


Sense 1throbbing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

throbbing; pounding; throb

Context example:

he felt a throbbing in his head

Hypernyms ("throbbing" is a kind of...):

beat; heartbeat; pulsation; pulse (the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart)


Sense 2throbbing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sound with a strong rhythmic beat

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Context example:

the throbbing of the engines

Hypernyms ("throbbing" is a kind of...):

sound (the sudden occurrence of an audible event)


THROBBING (adjective)


Sense 1throbbing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pounding or beating strongly or violently

Context examples:

a throbbing pain / the throbbing engine of the boat

Similar:

rhythmic; rhythmical (recurring with measured regularity)


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