Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pulsating device or machine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any pulsating astronomical object
  • n. A beater; a striker.
  • n. That which beats or throbs in working.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A beater; a striker.
  • n. That which beats or throbs in working.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A beater; a striker.
  • n. The pulsometer pump.
  • n. A small gravitating machine or shaker, used in diamondmining in South Africa and elsewhere. It works on the same principle as the jigger.

Etymologies

Latin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Through application of Ara-type medication the Terranian doctors had removed the aliens from the paralysis induced by the pulsator beam.

    Pigeons Having Sex On An Air Conditioner In New York

  • But in the engine and power rooms he found the 16th and 17th aliens, both of who had also been paralysed into unconsciousness by the pulsator shot from the Drusus.

    Pigeons Having Sex On An Air Conditioner In New York

  • Made for the skincare professional, they come with a 5-year warranty, all marketing material, training DVD, manual, client consent forms, disposable pulsator covers and client eye protectors.

    The 2007 Spa & Resort/Medical Spa Expo Had it All

  • Class rings are what make the strange noises in your washing machine and what you paid $35 to a washer repairman to retrieve under the pulsator.

    The Ties That Bind...And Gag!

  • You may recall when a tube of toothpaste for no reason manifested itself in the lint trap of our dryer and a live dog wearing pantyhose wrapped around the pulsator in the washer, obviously there before it left the factory.

    Motherhood, The Second Oldest Profession

  • I activated my pulsator, shoved off from the ship's hull and sailed headlong toward the station.

    Planet Mechanica

  • I checked my spacesuit's oxygen and air-conditioning systems and grasped the control lever that governed my micro-pulsator drive.

    Planet Mechanica

  • "So once and for all, Pucky, do I get to know maybe what an oska-pulsator happens to be?"

    Plasma Monster

  • On the one hand the oska-pulsator kept the plasma sickness away from them and on the other hand they had the means to cure it.

    Plasma Monster

  • I doubt if the oska-pulsator can be of much help to us in particular.

    Plasma Monster

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