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Webster 1913 Edition


Appulse

Ap′pulse

(?; 277)
,
Noun.
[L.
appulsus
, fr.
appellere
,
appulsum
, to drive to;
ad
+
pellere
to drive: cf. F.
appulse
.]
1.
A driving or running towards; approach; impulse; also, the act of striking against.
In all consonants there is an
appulse
of the organs.
Holder.
2.
(Astron.)
The near approach of one heavenly body to another, or to the meridian; a coming into conjunction;
as, the
appulse
of the moon to a star, or of a star to the meridian
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Appulse

APPULSE

,
Noun.
appuls;. [L. appulsus, of ad and pello, to drive.]
1.
The act of striking against; as in all consonants there is an appulse of he organs.
2.
In astronomy, the approach of any planet to a conjunction with the sun, or a star.
3.
Arrival; landing.

Definition 2022


appulse

appulse

English

Noun

appulse (plural appulses)

  1. An energetic movement towards or against something
  2. (astronomy) conjunction or occultation
  3. (astronomy) a close approach of two heavenly bodies

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Latin

Participle

appulse

  1. vocative masculine singular of appulsus