English - English Dictionary
heartsa form of whist in which players avoid winning tricks containing hearts of the queen of spades
heart massagean emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest
heart surgeryany surgical procedure involving the heart
closed-heart surgeryheart surgery in which a small incision is made (the chest cavity is not opened)
open-heart surgeryheart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open and surgery to fix a heart valve or repair a coronary artery is performed while the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine
heart urchinsea urchin having a heart-shaped body in a rigid spiny shell
ace of heartsthe ace in the heart suit
artificial hearta pump that replaces the natural heart
heart monitora piece of electronic equipment for continual observation of the function of the heart
hearthan open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built; "the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it"; "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it"; "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires"
hearta playing card in the major suit of hearts; "he led the queen of hearts"
hearthhome symbolized as a part of the fireplace; "driven from hearth and home"; "fighting in defense of their firesides"
hearthruga rug spread out in front of a fireplace
hearthstonea stone that forms a hearth
heart-lung machinea pump to maintain circulation during heart surgery; diverts blood from the heart and oxygenates it and then pumps it through the body
heart valvean implant that replaces a natural heart valve
Jarvik hearta kind of artificial heart that has been used with some success
Jarvik artificial hearta kind of artificial heart that has been used with some success
purple hearta long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative
heartan inclination or tendency of a certain kind; "he had a change of heart"
wholeheartednessundivided commitment or unreserved enthusiasm
heart rhythmthe rhythm of a beating heart
bigheartednessthe quality of being kind and generous
heartthe courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven''t got the heart for baseball"
stoutheartednessthe trait of having a courageous spirit