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pulsator

[puhl-sey-ter, puhl-sey-] /ˈpʌl seɪ tər, pʌlˈseɪ-/
noun
1.
something that pulsates, beats, or throbs.
2.
pulsometer (def 2).
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin pulsātor one who strikes a lyre. See pulsate, -tor
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Examples for pulsator
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for pulsator

pulsator

/pʌlˈseɪtə/
noun
1.
a device that stimulates rhythmic motion of a body; a vibrator
2.
any pulsating machine, device, or part
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