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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients);

Usage examples (36)
  • It is the slowest pulsation which is the most vital.
  • ~ -- It is the slowest pulsation which is the most vital.
  • No pulsation was palpable in the tibials at the end of a month.
  • The pulsation of the artery will now indicate its exact position. for more
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