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Origin of appulse
OTHER WORDS FROM appulseap·pul·sive, adjectiveap·pul·sive·ly, adverb
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Appulse, ap-puls′, n. a striking against: the approach of a planet to a conjunction with the sun or a star.
Every appulse of life against matter means an added push in the direction of spiritualization.The Mystery of Space|Robert T. Browne
May not the effect be mechanical, the appulse of the air separating the flame from the wick.The Life of Sir Humphrey Davy, Bart. LL.D., Volume 2 (of 2)|John Ayrton Paris
The next approximate appulse of the two bodies will occur in 1985, when the form of the comet's orbit may be sensibly modified.Comets and Meteors|Daniel Kirkwood
The appulse or near approach is but one of the methods by which the spiral nebul may have come into existence.Astronomy|David Todd