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circulated, past tense; circulated, past participle; circulates, 3rd person singular present; circulating, present participle;
  1. Move or cause to move continuously or freely through a closed system or area
    • - antibodies circulate in the bloodstream
    • - the fan circulates hot air around the oven
  2. Move around a social function in order to talk to many different people

  3. Pass or cause to pass from place to place or person to person
    • - rumors of his arrest circulated
    • - they were circulating the list to conservation groups

  1. go around: become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
  2. cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
  3. cause be distributed; "This letter is being circulated among the faculty"
  4. move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point; "Blood circulates in my veins"; "The air here does not circulate"
  5. circle: move in circles
  6. move around freely; "She circulates among royalty"
  7. Circulate was the second solo album of Neil Sedaka after his 1959 debut solo album Rock with Sedaka. Circulate was released in 1961 on RCA and was produced by Al Nevins and Don Kirshner. ...
  8. (Circulation (architecture)) In the field of architecture, circulation refers to the way people move through and interact with a building. ...
  9. (Circulation (currency)) With regards to a particular currency, circulation refers to the total wealth of that currency (whether banknotes, coins, or demand deposits) that is engaged in that currency's economy at a given time. ...
  10. (Circulation (fluid dynamics)) In fluid dynamics, circulation is the line integral around a closed curve of the fluid velocity. Circulation is normally denoted .
  11. (Circulation (journal)) Circulation is a scientific journal published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins for the American Heart Association. ...
  12. (Circulation (newspaper)) A newspaper's circulation is the number of copies it distributes on an average day. Newspaper circulation rates are currently experiencing a downward trend. Circulation is one of the principal factors used to set advertising rates. ...
  13. (circulation) The act of moving in a circle, or in a course which brings the moving body to the place where its motion began; The act of passing from place to place or person to person; free diffusion; transmission; Currency; circulating coin; notes, bills, etc. ...
  14. (circulated) Denotes money that has served a purpose in the channels of commerce, i.e. it is no longer mint state (uncirculated).
  15. (Circulated) Released to the general public. Showing signs of wear from being passed from hand to hand.
  16. (Circulated) Term to describe coins with obvious signs of wear or damage due to being “circulated” in regular commerce or through mishandling.
  17. (Circulated) Term used to indicate a coin that has wear.
  18. (circulated) Denotes a numismatic item that has been used and no longer in it's new condition as minted or printed.
  19. (circulated) coins with wear that have been handled, in any condition
  20. Circulated refers to coins or currency that has been used as normal commerce, and show some type a wear.
  21. (CIRCULATING) (verb): to dance with a variety of people; to not monopolize one particular dancer for multiple songs in a row
  22. (Circulating) Driving around a track with a damaged and/or slow car to accumulate laps and, more importantly, points and prize money.
  23. (circulating) Items that may be borrowed from the library.  Compare to reference.
  24. (circulating) moving around a room to observe and assist learners
  25. Circulation refers to the process by which library materials are checked in and out of the library. This term is also often applied to library materials that are permitted to be checked out of the library, i.e., the circulating collection or a circulating item. ...