pulsator

[ puhl-sey-ter, puhl-sey- ]
/ ˈpʌl seɪ tər, pʌlˈseɪ- /
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noun

something that pulsates, beats, or throbs.

Nearby words

  1. pulsatilla,
  2. pulsating star,
  3. pulsation,
  4. pulsative,
  5. pulsatively,
  6. pulsatory,
  7. pulse,
  8. pulse code modulation,
  9. pulse deficit,
  10. pulse dialing

Origin of pulsator

First recorded in 1650–60, pulsator is from the Latin word pulsātor one who strikes a lyre. See pulsate, -tor

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British Dictionary definitions for pulsator

pulsator

/ (pʌlˈseɪtə) /

noun

a device that stimulates rhythmic motion of a body; a vibrator
any pulsating machine, device, or part
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