Pacemaker vs Pacer - What's the difference?

pacemaker | pacer |


As nouns the difference between pacemaker and pacer

is that pacemaker is one who sets the pace in a race, to guide the others while pacer is one who paces.

pacemaker

English

Noun

  • (en noun)(wikipedia)
  • One who sets the pace in a race, to guide the others.
  • (anatomy) A set of nerves which stimulate the heart to beat.
  • (hence, medicine) A medical implement that is used to stimulate a heart to beat by simulating the action of the natural pacemaker.
  • pacer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia pacer)
  • One who paces.
  • A breed of horse used in harness races.
  • Short for pacemaker.
  • (Australian) A mechanical pencil.
  • References

    * Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) . Random House, Inc. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pacer (accessed: April 07, 2007).

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