pulsar
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pulsar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (astronomy)
a. el pulsar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pulsar emits waves of electromagnetic radiation.El pulsar emite olas de radiación electromagnética.
b. el púlsar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The first pulsar was observed in 1967.El primer púlsar fue observado en 1967.
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pulsar
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This word may also be spelled “púlsar” when used in contexts like that shown in 7).
pulsar(
pool
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sahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to press down)
a. to press
Para salir del modo pantalla completa, pulse la tecla Esc.To exit full screen mode, press the Esc key.
b. to push
¿Puedes pulsar el botón del ascensor, por favor?Please can you push the elevator button?
2. (computing)
a. to click
Para guardar los cambios pulsa aquí.To save changes click here.
3. (to strum)
a. to pluck
Esta es la cuerda que tienes que pulsar para conseguir ese sonido.This is the string you have to pluck to produce that sound.
4. (to assess)
a. to sound out
Se realizaron varias encuestas para pulsar la opinión pública sobre el tema.Several surveys were carried out to sound out public opinion on the subject.
5. (to measure the pulse)
a. to take the pulse
Primero que nada pulsen al paciente.First of all, take the patient's pulse.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to beat)
a. to pulsate
El corazón le pulsaba aceleradamente en el pecho.His heart was pulsating rapidly in his chest.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
7. (star)
a. pulsar
Un pulsar podría ser la etapa final del ciclo vital de una estrella.A pulsar could be the last stage in the life cycle of a star.
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pulsar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (botón, timbre)
a. to press
2. (teclas de ordenador)
a. to press, to strike
3. (teclas de piano)
a. to play
4. (cuerdas de guitarra)
a. to pluck
5. (opinión pública)
a. to sound out
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pulsar
transitive verb
1 [+botón] to press; [+tecla] to strike; touch; tap; (Música) to play;
2 [+opinión] to sound out
3
pulsar a algn (Med) to take sb's pulse; feel sb's pulse
intransitive verb
to beat
pulsar
(estrella) pulsar; (agujero negro) black hole;
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pulsar el botón
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