pulsator

[puhl-sey-ter, puhl-sey-]
noun
1.
something that pulsates, beats, or throbs.
2.
pulsometer ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin pulsātor one who strikes a lyre. See pulsate, -tor

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pulsator (pʌlˈseɪtə)
 
n
1.  a device that stimulates rhythmic motion of a body; a vibrator
2.  any pulsating machine, device, or part

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Example sentences
The circuit that interconnects and adjusts the power from the pulsator or generator to the electrodes.
Prior to field trials, the output voltage and current meters of each pulsator were calibrated with an oscilloscope.
The flexure test was performed by a high-frequency pulsator until rupture at the welded seam.
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