Synonyms of pulsation


1. pulsation, pulsing, pulse, impulse, wave, undulation

usage: (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients); "the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star"

2. pulsation, phenomenon

usage: a periodically recurring phenomenon that alternately increases and decreases some quantity

3. pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat, periodic event, recurrent event

usage: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"

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