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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] impulsus.

Noun

Singular
impulse

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  1. A wish or urge, particularly a sudden one.
    The impulse to learn drove me to study night and day.
    When I saw the new dictionary, I couldn't resist the impulse to browse through it.
  2. (physics) The integral of force over time.
    The total impulse from the impact will depend on the kinetic energy of the bullet.

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References

  • "impulse" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

impulse” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Italian

Verb

impulse

  1. Third-person singular past historic of impellere.

Spanish

Verb

impulse (infinitive: impulsar)

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of impulsar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of impulsar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of impulsar.

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