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Video footage: Millions of endemic golden jellyfish (Mastigias papua etpisonii) pulsate in an isolated marine lake in Palau, MIcronesia. Palau has five marine lakes, each with its own subspecies of jellyfish.
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Definition of the verb pulsate

What does pulsate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: pulsated | pulsating | pulsates

  1. expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically
  2. move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
    • example: the city pulsated with music and excitement
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonyms of pulsate: beat / quiver
    • more generic word: move = move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
  3. produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses
    • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
    • synonym of pulsate: pulse
    • more generic words: create / make / produce = create or manufacture a man-made product

Alternative definition of the verb pulsate

verb

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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for pulsate

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Google previewCeramic Material Systems (2015)

in Architecture and Interior Design by Martin Bechthold, Anthony Kane, Nathan King

Pulsate is a pop-up installation designed for tile distributors Capitol Designer Studio (CDS) in Primrose Hill, London. The interior project challenges traditional perceptions of ceramic tiles as merely floor or wall coverings by creating a complex ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

lectern, rostrum, soapbox pulsate: 4 beat; S pulse, throb; 9 palpitate pulsating : 7 beating, pulsing pulse: 4 beat; 5 throb; 6 legume; 7 impulse, pulsate, pulsing; 9 breathing, heart rate, heartbeat, pulsation pulsing: 5 pulse; 7 beating, impulse; ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Surgery (1895)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

The secondary tumors occurred in the bones, especially those of the skull, and were observed to pulsate. In structure they exactly reproduced the primary growths, but showed no tendency to invade the surrounding parts, and remained ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1817)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Physiology ... and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine by Robert Hooper

(From tfeha, to pulsate; so named from the pulsation which in the temples is eminently discernible.) Cro- tafiftes. Croinphtu. A pain in the temples. Crotathos. See Crotaptjum. Crotatbts. See Crotaphttm. CROTCHET.

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Usage statistics about pulsate

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb pulsate:

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Small photo of Jellyfish or jellies are softbodied, free-swimming aquatic animals with a gelatinous umbrella-shaped bell and trailing tentacles. The bell can pulsate to acquire propulsion and locomotion.Small photo of The well-known vein of the capital - Princess Street - is starting to pulsate in the early morningSmall photo of Jellyfish or jellies are softbodied, free-swimming aquatic animals with a gelatinous umbrella-shaped bell and trailing tentacles. The bell can pulsate to acquire propulsion and locomotion.Small photo of Jellyfish or jellies are softbodied, free-swimming aquatic animals with a gelatinous umbrella-shaped bell and trailing tentacles. The bell can pulsate to acquire propulsion and locomotion.Small photo of Chilkoot Aurora - The Northern Lights pulsate and undulate and make dramatic light formations in the night sky and beautiful reflections at Chilkoot Lake, Haines, Alaska.Small photo of blurred Illuminated jellyfish on dark background,have a gelatinous umbrella shaped bell and trailing tentacles. The bell can pulsate for locomotion, stinging tentacles used to capture prey.Small photo of Chilkoot Aurora - The Northern Lights pulsate and undulate and make dramatic light formations in the night sky over Chilkoot Lake, Haines, Alaska. More...

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Pulsate Meaning

Video shows what pulsate means. to expand and contract rhythmically; to throb or to beat. to quiver, vibrate, thrill. to produce a recurring increase and decrease ...

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Quotes about pulsate

Take my heart out
You will see
It is ridden with
Multiple wounds
But still beats
Happily
It is god's mercy
That it gets
So much of energy
To pulsate
Without bothering
Looks forward
Positively
02-03-2012
279-14-03-12 (Nirantar Dr.Rajendra Tela)
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Scrabble value of P3U1L1S1A1T1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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