the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)
movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels
(library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period
number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold
"by increasing its circulation the newspaper hoped to increase its advertising"
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"
the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area
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., current for coin.
The extent to which anything circulates or is circulated; the measure of diffusion; as, the circulation of a newspaper.
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.
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., current for coin
the extent to which anything circulates or is circulated; the measure of diffusion; as, the circulation of a newspaper
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
Origin: [L. circulatio: cf. F. circulation.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'circulation' in Nouns Frequency: #2253
The numerical value of circulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of circulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of circulation in a Sentence
There are about 20,000 of these in circulation, it's pretty good for a book that's in zero bookstores.
We were not handed over any order under which the printing and circulation of our newspapers were stopped.
Warm water circulation is attacking the undersides of these ice shelves at their most vulnerable points, these effects matter.
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
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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- обращение, кръвообращение, обикаляне, циркулация, движение в кръгBulgarian
- kiertokulku, kiertoliike, verenkierto, levikkiFinnish
- cuairteachadhScottish Gaelic
- kiarkley, kiarkley ny folleyManx
- keringés, forgalom, vérkeringésHungarian
- peredaran, perputaranIndonesian
- oplage, omloopDutch
- оборот, кровообращение, циркуляция, круговое движение, обращение, круговоротRussian
- kan dolaşımıTurkish
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