Meaning of PULSATE in English

PULSATE

[ pʌl'seɪt , 'pʌlseɪt ]

■ verb

1》 expand and contract with strong regular movements.

2》 [often as adjective pulsating ] produce a regular throbbing sensation or sound.

Derivatives

pulsation noun

pulsator noun

pulsatory 'pʌlsət(ə)ri adjective

Origin

C18 (earlier (ME) as pulsation ): from L. pulsat- , pulsare 'throb, pulse'.

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