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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pul·sa·tion /ˌpʌlˈseʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pul·sa·tion /ˌpəlˈseʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pul·sa·tion n.
 1. Physiol. A beating or throbbing, especially of the heart or of an artery, or in an inflamed part; a beat of the pulse.
 2. A single beat or throb of a series.
 3. A stroke or impulse by which some medium is affected, as in the propagation of sounds.
 4. Law Any touching of another's body willfully or in anger. This constitutes battery.
    By the Cornelian law, pulsation as well as verberation is prohibited.   --Blackstone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal
           electrical state (or a series of such transients); "the
           pulsations seemed to be coming from a star" [syn: pulsing,
            pulse, impulse]
      2: a periodically recurring phenomenon that alternately
         increases and decreases some quantity
      3: the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with
         each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her
         heart" [syn: pulse, heartbeat, beat]