- 1[intransitive] to make strong regular movements or sounds pulsating rhythms a pulsating headache Lights were pulsating in the sky.
- 2[intransitive] to be full of excitement or energy synonym buzz a pulsating game pulsate with something The streets were pulsating with life.
NAmE//ˈpʌlseɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pulsate
he / she / it pulsates
past simple pulsated
-ing form pulsating
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NAmE//pʌlˈseɪʃn//noun [countable, uncountable]