pulsate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pulsātus, from pulsō (I strike repeatedly), from pellō (I strike). Doublet of push.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pʌlˈseɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpʌl.seɪt/
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Verb[edit]

pulsate (third-person singular simple present pulsates, present participle pulsating, simple past and past participle pulsated)

  1. To expand and contract rhythmically; to throb or to beat.
  2. To quiver, vibrate, or flash; as to the beat of music.
  3. To produce a recurring increase and decrease of some quantity.

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Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

pulsate

  1. adverbial present passive participle of pulsar

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

pulsate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of pulsare
  2. second-person plural imperative of pulsare

Verb[edit]

pulsate f pl

  1. feminine plural of pulsato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

pulsāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of pulsō