pulse generator

n.

A device that produces an electrical discharge at regular intervals, which can be modified as needed, as in an electronic pacemaker.

Nearby words

  1. pulsatory,
  2. pulse,
  3. pulse code modulation,
  4. pulse deficit,
  5. pulse dialing,
  6. pulse height analyser,
  7. pulse modulation,
  8. pulse pressure,
  9. pulse rate,
  10. pulse repetition frequency


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