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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.]
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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
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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]
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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
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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"
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pulsate

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

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

pulsate

[pʌlˈseɪt] VIvibrar, palpitar
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pulsate

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

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