v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Circulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Circulating.]
1.To move in a circle or circuitously; to move round and return to the same point; as, the blood circulates in the body.
2.To pass from place to place, from person to person, or from hand to hand; to be diffused; as, money circulates; a story circulates.
Circulating decimal
See Decimal.
Circulating library
a library whose books are loaned to the public, usually at certain fixed rates.
Circulating medium
See Medium.
v. t.1.To cause to pass from place to place, or from person to person; to spread; as, to circulate a report; to circulate bills of credit.
Circulating pump
See under Pump.
Verb1.circulate - become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
Synonyms: go around, spread
2.circulate - cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
3.circulate - cause to be distributed; "This letter is circulating among the faculty"
4.circulate - move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point; "Blood circulates in my veins"; "The air here does not circulate"
5.circulate - move in circles
Synonyms: circle
6.circulate - cause to move in a circuit or system; "The fan circulates the air in the room"
7.circulate - move around freely; "She circulates among royalty"
8.circulate - cause to move around; "circulate a rumor"
Synonyms: mobilise, mobilize
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