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English verb: pulsate

1. pulsate (motion) expand and contract rhythmically; beat rhythmically


SamplesThe baby's heart was pulsating again after the surgeon massaged it.


ExamplesThe crowds pulsate in the streets, The streets pulsate with crowds


Synonymspulse, throb


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)beat, pound, thump


Verb groupbeat, pulsate, quiver

2. pulsate (motion) move with or as if with a regular alternating motion


SamplesThe city pulsated with music and excitement.


Synonymsbeat, quiver


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)move


Verb grouppulsate, pulse, throb

3. pulsate (creation) produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses


SamplesPulse waves.
A transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube.


Synonymspulse


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make, produce









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