Dependent beat --> forced beat
(Science: cardiology, physiology) An extrasystole supposedly precipitated in some way by the preceding normal beat to which it is coupled, an extrasystole caused by artificial stimulation of the heart.
Synonym: dependent beat.
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... is something quite trivial, like "the agent's heart will beat", the agent can countermand the prediction. And we are committed ... observing it, and the sciences we appeal to for the relevant laws are dependent on observation, so we cannot simply rule out an observation which ...
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