Appulsive Ap*pul"sive, a. Striking against; impinging; as, the appulsive influence of the planets. --P. Cyc. [1913 Webster]

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  • appulsive — appulsive, a. rare 0. (əˈpʌlsɪv) [f. as prec. + ive.] Characterized by driving against; impinging. in Smart …   Useful english dictionary

  • appulsive — a. Impinging, striking against, colliding with, collisive …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • appulse — appulsive, adj. appulsively, adv. /euh puls /, n. 1. energetic motion toward a point. 2. the act of striking against something. 3. Astron. the approach or occurrence of conjunction between two celestial bodies. [1620 30; < L appulsus driven to,… …   Universalium

  • appulsively — aˈppulsively, adv. rare 0. [f. prec. + ly2.] In an appulsive manner; with forcible contact. in Worcester …   Useful english dictionary

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