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pul·sate

(pŭl'sāt),
To throb or beat rhythmically; said of the heart or an artery.
[L. pulso, pp. -atus, to beat]

pulsate

(pŭl′sāt′)
v.
To expand and contract rhythmically; beat.

pul·sa′tion (-sā′shən) n.

pulsate

[pul′sāt]
Etymology: L, pulsare, to beat
to throb or vibrate rhythmically, as does the heart during its contraction-relaxation cycle.

pul·sate

(pŭl'sāt)
To throb or beat rhythmically; said of the heart or an artery.
[L. pulso, pp. -atus, to beat]
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An analysis of "Ksemaraja" spanda theory shows evidently a stance on causation identical to the one taken by Abhinavagupta--that all existents are ultimately traceable to the dynamic pulsative activity of pure consciousness, which though relatively grosser and less real than consciousness itself, are nevertheless actual movements on consciousness's timeless ocean.
Final sheet drainage is over pulsative low vacuum boxes where the amount of stock activity can be controlled by the vacuum level in the box.
The way to create discourse that stimulates imaginative or thoughtful responses in the reader is through pulsative phrasing and incremental repetition (Lawrence) or "dynamic movement" (Levin, "Poetic" 219), that reprise an emotional or intellectual pattern.
Vascular resistance is calculated from the pulsative index (systolic-diastolic ratio); increased pulsative index indicates increased cerebrovascular resistance.
World Heart is currently developing HeartSaver VAD(R), the first pulsative ventricular assist device (VAD) designed to be permanently placed entirely inside the chest cavity, alongside the natural heart.