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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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Or, en Afrique, l'existence de temps forts est un sujet fortement discute, les connaissances actuelles sur les musiques traditionnelles du continent ne fournissant aucun indice permettant de penser que certaines pulsations pourraient etre considerees comme plus fortes que les autres.
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The principal objective of the campaign is the detection of pulsations in selected antipodean Algol stars.
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