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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.

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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During the commissioning of the pipeline, high-pressure pulsation levels were experienced with peak-to-peak levels as high as 20 bar.
So, this is the reason why the flow rate pulsations are negligible in previous section.
The aim of this study was to investigate the hydraulic characteristics of pulsating flows in pressure lines piston pumps of liquefied gas, as well as the study of the effectiveness of the dampers and pressure pulsations and conformity of their parameters to calculation.
The IntegraGuard screen is setting benchmarks for minimal pressure pulsations with maximum screening efficiency.
Third, given the population of stars expected to exist in M87, and given how those stars' pulsations would add together in the light we see, they predicted how the brightness of individual pixels in an image of the galaxy would change over time.
Smith, "The influence of port shape on gas pulsations in a screw compressor dischange chamber," Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E, vol.
Volkswagen is recalling the vehicles because in isolated cases, pressure pulsations in the fuel lines and engine pulsations when driving can cause vibrations that can be transmitted to the fuel filter cover, which can lead to a crack in the supply neck that can cause a fuel smell inside the vehicle and a diesel fuel leak.
PMBLDC Motor Drive Torque Pulsations Trapezoidal-type PMBLDC Motor Drive.
L'un des points d'achoppement de la theorie universaliste de Lerdahl et Jackendoff est l'idee que les pulsations tendent a coincider avec les evenements musicaux.
Reference [2] used rotational ball valve to produce pulsed jet in order to investigate the effect of flow pulsations on the local heat transfer characteristics of a planar air jet.
Washington, June 21 ( ANI ): Using the 2.1-meter Otto Struve Telescope at the University of Texas 's McDonald Observatory, astronomers have discovered pulsations from the crystalized remnant of a burnt-out star.