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Definition of pulse verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pulse
    he / she / it pulses
    past simple pulsed
    -ing form pulsing
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  1. 1[intransitive] to move, beat, or flow with strong regular movements or sounds synonym throb A vein pulsed in his temple. the pulsing rhythm of the music
  2. 2[intransitive] pulse (with something) to be full of a feeling such as excitement or energy synonym buzz The auditorium pulsed with excitement.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pulse