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Synonyms for pulsation
pʌlˈseɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pulsation, pulsing, pulse, impulse(noun)

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    impulsion, pulse, impulse, beat, caprice, whim, momentum, nervous impulse, neural impulse, heart rate, pulsing, heartbeat, nerve impulse, impetus, pulse rate, urge

  2. pulsation(noun)

    a periodically recurring phenomenon that alternately increases and decreases some quantity

    Synonyms:
    pulsing, pulse, impulse, heartbeat, beat

  3. pulse, pulsation, heartbeat, beat(noun)

    the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart

    "he could feel the beat of her heart"

    Synonyms:
    beatnik, instant, metre, pulse, meter, impulse, beat, heartbeat, flash, musical rhythm, split second, round, heart rate, wink, rhythm, measure, pulsing, jiffy, cadence, blink of an eye, pulse rate, trice, twinkling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pulsation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    beating, beat, throbbing, throb

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pulsation":

    pulse, keystroke

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How to use pulsation in a sentence?

  1. Veryan Khan:

    Not only did it lack the correct blood pulsation for decapitation, but seems to have had the blood ‘faked’ with cornstarch.

  2. Van Dokkum:

    Normally, you wouldn’t be able to detect the light of an individual star in that pixel, but because these pulsating stars are so bright and the pulsation is so strong, we could see that about a quarter of the pixels of the image changed their brightness. They changed it because the pixels contain these pulsating stars.

  3. Van Dokkum:

    But because these pulsating stars are so bright and the pulsation is so strong, we could see that about a quarter of the pixels of the image changed their brightness. They changed it because the pixels contain these pulsating stars.

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