palpitate

(redirected from palpitates)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

palpitate

[′pal·pə‚tāt]
(medicine)
To flutter, or beat abnormally fast; applied especially to the rate of the heartbeat.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Additionally, the new AS-MAX features a pulsating fan that gently palpitates the shrimp in the airstream to aid waste removal.
Moreover, that same awe of God's manifestations in nature resurges in poems dedicated to "Las rocas" and the millenarian immanence that palpitates inside them, like a "maternal lava," and quietly listens and understands eternity.
At night, the translucent membrane palpitates with light in a remarkable installation conceived by lighting designer Uwe Belzer.