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heart

 
Noun heart has 10 senses
  1. heart, bosom - the locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom"
    --1 is a kind of intuition, hunch, suspicion
  2. heart, pump, ticker - the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions pump blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
    --2 is a kind of internal organ, viscus
    --2 is a part of circulatory system, cardiovascular system
    --2 has parts:
     coronary artery, arteria coronaria; cardiac muscle, heart muscle; heart valve, cardiac valve; valve
    --2 has particulars: athlete's heart; biauriculate heart
  3. heart, mettle, nerve, spunk - the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
    --3 is a kind of courage, courageousness, bravery
  4. center, centre, middle, heart, eye - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
    --4 is a kind of area, country
    --4 has particulars:
     center stage, centre stage; city center, city centre, central city; storm center, storm centre; financial center; hub; inner city; medical center; midfield; seat; City of London, the City; midstream
  5. kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty - the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
    --5 is a kind of content, cognitive content, mental object
    --5 has particulars:
     bare bones; hypostasis; quiddity, haecceity; quintessence; stuff
  6. heart, spirit - an inclination or tendency of a certain kind; "he had a change of heart"
    --6 is a kind of disposition, temperament
  7. heart - a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines; "he drew a heart and called it a valentine"
    --7 is a kind of
    plane figure, two-dimensional figure
  8. heart - a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal); "a five-pound beef heart will serve six"
    --8 is a kind of
    variety meat, organs
  9. affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmheartedness - a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"
    --9 is a kind of feeling
    --9 has particulars:
     attachment, fond regard; protectiveness; regard, respect; soft spot
  10. heart - a playing card in the major suit of hearts; "he led the queen of hearts"
    --10 is a kind of
    playing card
    --10 is a member of major suit
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