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Princeton's WordNet

  1. circulating(a)adjective

    passing from one to another

    "circulating bills and coins"


  1. circulatingadjective

    Moving about freely.

    He glanced at the slowly circulating guests.

  2. circulatingadjective

    An institution lending from its collection, especially of books, on condition of membership.

    A circulating library.


  1. circulating

    Circulating generally refers to the process or action of continuously moving or spreading things, ideas, or substances from place to place or person to person. This term can refer to numerous contexts such as information circulating around the internet, blood circulating in the body, or air circulating in a room.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Circulating

    of Circulate

Editors Contribution

  1. circulatingverb

    Verb form of the word circulate.

    The air is circulating efficiently and effectively.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 4, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of circulating in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of circulating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of circulating in a Sentence

  1. Asim Bukhtiar:

    There are expectations that energy and utility prices will increase and so will taxes, levies and fees, the magnitude of possible increases is unknown and all kinds of rumours are circulating.

  2. Peter Marks:

    The exact timing of when boosters will be required will probably be a combination of two things, one, how fast that immune response falls off, but also it may depend on what variants of Covid-19 are circulating.

  3. Vasily Alekseevich Nebenzya:

    We have been circulating a draft of this resolution for nine weeks. In that time, the countries vetoing this resolution have refused to engage on the text, despite our commitment to inclusivity and flexibility during consultations.

  4. David Ibsen:

    The video is still circulating online, the technology to prevent this happening is available. Social media firms have made a decision not to invest in adopting it.

  5. Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri:

    He can come on with a relatively genteel persona that is calm, or he can come in very aggressive and be aggressive in a way that you would not normally see a presidential, you know Republican nominee behave and so we're preparing for either one. Fox News can confirm that two of the most experienced debate strategists – D.C. lawyer Karen Dunn and former Al Gore aide Ron Klain -- have been overseeing the Westchester County debate prep. Dunn famously told President Obama to punch Mitt Romney in the mouth after a lackluster debate performance in 2012. The Clinton campaign and surrogates meanwhile are trying to get under Trump’s skin by circulating a 19-page list of Trump’s.

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