- pulsating star,
Origin of pulsation
Examples from the Web for pulsation
Pulsation qualifies not merely the nutrient life but the musculo-motor activity as well.Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge|Alexander Philip
The Searcher of hearts knows that every pulsation of mine beats high and strong in the cause of civil liberty.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII|John Lord
The pulsation of the aorta can be seen just above the prominence formed by the left bronchus.
If the clot is removed, the brain may regain its normal contour and its pulsation return.
This was considered a blood effusion; it was not obviously distensile, and pulsation was very slight.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
early 15c., from Middle French pulsation (14c.) and directly from Latin pulsationem (nominative pulsatio) "a beating or striking," noun of action from past participle stem of pulsare "to beat, strike, push against' hammer, keep hitting," figuratively "drive forth, disturb, disquiet," frequentative of pellere (past participle pulsus) "to beat, strike" (see pulse (n.1)).