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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]

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  1. A single beat, throb or vibration
  2. A recurring increase and decrease of some quantity

Extensive Definition

Do not confuse with angular velocity
m is the mass of the object.
Angular frequency inside an LC circuit can also be defined as the inverse of the square root of the capacitance (measured in farads), times the inductance of the circuit (in henrys).
\omega = \sqrt


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pulsation in Czech: Úhlová frekvence
pulsation in Danish: Vinkelfrekvens
pulsation in German: Kreisfrequenz
pulsation in Estonian: Nurkkiirus
pulsation in Spanish: Velocidad angular
pulsation in French: Vitesse angulaire
pulsation in Croatian: Kutna frekvencija
pulsation in Italian: Velocità angolare
pulsation in Malay (macrolanguage): Frekuensi angular
pulsation in Dutch: Hoeksnelheid
pulsation in Polish: Pulsacja
pulsation in Russian: Угловая частота
pulsation in Slovenian: kotna hitrost
pulsation in Finnish: Kulmataajuus
pulsation in Vietnamese: Tần số góc
pulsation in Ukrainian: кутова частота
pulsation in Chinese: 角频率

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