Meaning of PULSATE in English



Pronunciation: ' p ə l- ˌ s ā t also ˌ p ə l- '

Function: intransitive verb

Inflected Form: pul · sat · ed ; pul · sat · ing

Etymology: Latin pulsatus, past participle of pulsare, frequentative of pellere

Date: 1744

1 : to throb or move rhythmically : VIBRATE

2 : to exhibit a pulse or pulsation : BEAT

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.