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pul·sate

 (pŭl′sāt′)
intr.v. pul·sat·ed, pul·sat·ing, pul·sates
1. To expand and contract rhythmically: could hear the heart pulsating.
2. To produce rhythmic sounds or other vibrations: music pulsating throughout the room.

[Latin pulsāre, pulsāt-, frequentative of pellere, to beat; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

pulsate

(pʌlˈseɪt)
vb (intr)
1. to expand and contract with a rhythmic beat; throb
2. (General Physics) physics to vary in intensity, magnitude, size, etc: the current was pulsating.
3. to quiver or vibrate
[C18: from Latin pulsāre to push]
pulsative adj
ˈpulsatively adv

pul•sate

(ˈpʌl seɪt)

v.i. -sat•ed, -sat•ing.
1. to expand and contract rhythmically, as the heart; beat; throb.
2. to vibrate; quiver.
[1785–95; < Latin pulsātus, past participle of pulsāre to batter, strike, make (strings) vibrate]

pulsate


Past participle: pulsated
Gerund: pulsating

Imperative
pulsate
pulsate
Present
I pulsate
you pulsate
he/she/it pulsates
we pulsate
you pulsate
they pulsate
Preterite
I pulsated
you pulsated
he/she/it pulsated
we pulsated
you pulsated
they pulsated
Present Continuous
I am pulsating
you are pulsating
he/she/it is pulsating
we are pulsating
you are pulsating
they are pulsating
Present Perfect
I have pulsated
you have pulsated
he/she/it has pulsated
we have pulsated
you have pulsated
they have pulsated
Past Continuous
I was pulsating
you were pulsating
he/she/it was pulsating
we were pulsating
you were pulsating
they were pulsating
Past Perfect
I had pulsated
you had pulsated
he/she/it had pulsated
we had pulsated
you had pulsated
they had pulsated
Future
I will pulsate
you will pulsate
he/she/it will pulsate
we will pulsate
you will pulsate
they will pulsate
Future Perfect
I will have pulsated
you will have pulsated
he/she/it will have pulsated
we will have pulsated
you will have pulsated
they will have pulsated
Future Continuous
I will be pulsating
you will be pulsating
he/she/it will be pulsating
we will be pulsating
you will be pulsating
they will be pulsating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pulsating
you have been pulsating
he/she/it has been pulsating
we have been pulsating
you have been pulsating
they have been pulsating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pulsating
you will have been pulsating
he/she/it will have been pulsating
we will have been pulsating
you will have been pulsating
they will have been pulsating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pulsating
you had been pulsating
he/she/it had been pulsating
we had been pulsating
you had been pulsating
they had been pulsating
Conditional
I would pulsate
you would pulsate
he/she/it would pulsate
we would pulsate
you would pulsate
they would pulsate
Past Conditional
I would have pulsated
you would have pulsated
he/she/it would have pulsated
we would have pulsated
you would have pulsated
they would have pulsated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.pulsate - expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"
pulsate, quiver, beat - move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
thump, beat, pound - move rhythmically; "Her heart was beating fast"
2.pulsate - move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
pulsate, pulse, throb - expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically; "The baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it"
3.pulsate - produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses; "pulse waves"; "a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube"
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"

pulsate

verb throb, pound, beat, hammer, pulse, tick, thump, quiver, vibrate, thud, palpitate The racing beat of her heart pulsated under my fingertips.

pulsate

verb
To make rhythmic contractions, sounds, or movements:
Translations
يَنْبُض، يخْفِق
oscilovatpulsovatpulzovat
dunkeslå
sykkiäväristä
slá

pulsate

[pʌlˈseɪt] VIvibrar, palpitar

pulsate

[pʌlˈseɪt] vi
[vein, heart] → palpiter
[music] → vibrer

pulsate

vi (lit, fig)pulsieren; (head, heart)klopfen, pochen; (voice, building)beben; (music)rhythmisch klingen; the whole school pulsated with excitementdie ganze Schule fieberte vor Aufregung; the whole town was pulsating with lifedie ganze Stadt war von pulsierendem Leben erfüllt

pulsate

[pʌlˈseɪt] vi (heart, blood) → pulsare; (music) → vibrare

pulse

(pals) noun
the regular beating of the heart, which can be checked by feeling the pumping action of the artery in the wrist. The doctor felt/took her pulse.
verb
to throb.
pulsate (palˈseit) , ((American) ˈpalseit) verb
to beat or throb.
pulsation (palˈseiʃən) noun
References in classic literature ?
Fogg!" replied Aouda, checking the pulsations of her heart.
It was like the deep vibration of some vast underground machinery, and like the muffled pulsations of millions of human hearts.
I could not check its pulsations. Certainly my trouble and agitation would have betrayed me to Captain Nemo's eyes.
In man, breathing is incessantly going on --one breath only serving for two or three pulsations; so that whatever other business he has to attend to, waking or sleeping, breathe he must, or die he will.
'yes,' lovely, consolatory, imaginative being, and raise me from the thrill of depression, to the liveliest pulsations of all human acmes."
You certainly know that every person has his or her life's tree or flower, just as everyone happens to be settled; they look like other plants, but they have pulsations of the heart.
If I lay awake, noting the wild pulsations of my heart, and listening to the death-watch in the wall, I was certainly very much scared, but I was not without the consolation that I was at least a sufferer for literature.
Petya rode beside Denisov, the pulsation of his body constantly increasing.
I know no weariness of my Edward's society: he knows none of mine, any more than we each do of the pulsation of the heart that beats in our separate bosoms; consequently, we are ever together.
In the midst of this choral dance, at the fifty-first pulsation, the inhabitants of the Universe pause in full career, and each individual sends forth his richest, fullest, sweetest strain.
Nothing in the picture moved but Old Pretty's tail and Tess's pink hands, the latter so gently as to be a rhythmic pulsation only, as if they were obeying a reflex stimulus, like a beating heart.
- an icy hand seemed to grasp my heart and check its pulsation, as I bent over him, gazing with breathless intensity upon the ghastly, upturned face.