What does circulation mean?

Definitions for circulation
ˌsɜr kyəˈleɪ ʃəncir·cu·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. circulation(noun)

    the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)

  2. circulation(noun)

    movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels

  3. circulation(noun)

    (library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period

  4. circulation(noun)

    number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold

    "by increasing its circulation the newspaper hoped to increase its advertising"

  5. circulation(noun)

    free movement or passage (as of cytoplasm within a cell or sap through a plant)

    "ocean circulation is an important part of global climate"; "a fan aids air circulation"

  6. circulation(noun)

    the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area

Wiktionary

  1. circulation(Noun)

    The act of moving in a circle, or in a course which brings the moving body to the place where its motion began.

  2. circulation(Noun)

    The act of passing from place to place or person to person; free diffusion; transmission.

  3. circulation(Noun)

    Currency; circulating coin; notes, bills, etc., current for coin.

  4. circulation(Noun)

    The extent to which anything circulates or is circulated; the measure of diffusion; as, the circulation of a newspaper.

  5. circulation(Noun)

    The movement of the blood in the blood-vascular system, by which it is brought into close relations with almost every living elementary constituent. Also the movement of the sap in the vessels and tissues of plants.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Circulation(noun)

    the act of moving in a circle, or in a course which brings the moving body to the place where its motion began

  2. Circulation(noun)

    the act of passing from place to place or person to person; free diffusion; transmission

  3. Circulation(noun)

    currency; circulating coin; notes, bills, etc., current for coin

  4. Circulation(noun)

    the extent to which anything circulates or is circulated; the measure of diffusion; as, the circulation of a newspaper

  5. Circulation(noun)

    the movement of the blood in the blood-vascular system, by which it is brought into close relations with almost every living elementary constituent. Also, the movement of the sap in the vessels and tissues of plants

  6. Origin: [L. circulatio: cf. F. circulation.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'circulation' in Nouns Frequency: #2253

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of circulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of circulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of circulation in a Sentence

  1. Loren Spivack:

    There are about 20,000 of these in circulation, it's pretty good for a book that's in zero bookstores.

  2. Abdul Rashid Mukhdoomi:

    We were not handed over any order under which the printing and circulation of our newspapers were stopped.

  3. Karen Alley:

    Warm water circulation is attacking the undersides of these ice shelves at their most vulnerable points, these effects matter.

  4. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.

  5. The FSS report:

    FSS is confident that Tether's unencumbered assets exceed the balance of fully-backed USD Tethers in circulation as of June 1st, 2018.

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Translations for circulation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • обращение, кръвообращение, обикаляне, циркулация, движение в кръгBulgarian
  • BlutkreislaufGerman
  • cirkuladoEsperanto
  • circulaciónSpanish
  • تیراژPersian
  • kiertokulku, kiertoliike, verenkierto, levikkiFinnish
  • circulationFrench
  • cuairteachadhScottish Gaelic
  • kiarkley, kiarkley ny folleyManx
  • keringés, forgalom, vérkeringésHungarian
  • peredaran, perputaranIndonesian
  • 血液循環Japanese
  • oplage, omloopDutch
  • оборот, кровообращение, циркуляция, круговое движение, обращение, круговоротRussian
  • kan dolaşımıTurkish

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