What does circulation mean?

Definitions for circulation
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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

    Etymology: [L. circulatio: cf. F. circulation.]

  2. Circulation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. circulatio: cf. F. circulation.]

  3. Circulation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. circulatio: cf. F. circulation.]

  4. Circulation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. circulatio: cf. F. circulation.]

  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

    Etymology: [L. circulatio: cf. F. circulation.]

Editors Contribution

  1. circulation

    The efficient movement or flow of energy or matter through the accurate and specific systems of the human body, the body of an animal or insect.

    The circulation system of the human body is amazing.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 6, 2020  
  2. circulation

    The flow of energy or fluid through a system.

    Circulation within the human body is vital for life.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

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    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. 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.

  2. Andrew Schurer:

    The eruption injected a huge amount of sulphur dioxide into the stratosphere, which would have quickly spread across the world, oxidising to form sulphate aerosols, these volcanic aerosols reduce net shortwave radiation causing widespread, long lasting surface cooling. They also lead to a reduction in global rainfall, while wettening some dry regions and causing dynamic changes in the large-scale circulation of both ocean and atmosphere.

  3. Wolfgang Sobotka:

    There will be no wall, if and only if it is necessary will we introduce more controls (at Brenner) by slowing traffic and trains ... but circulation will be guaranteed.

  4. Laurie Steelsmith:

    They help support blood vessels and circulation for both men and women, this means better circulation to sexual organs and, consequently, better orgasms.

  5. Maggie Moon:

    Holly Phillips said. It's not clear why this happens ; studies suggest that in response to the stress of not getting quality snooze time, there's a reduction in activity in the hypothalamus, the control panel of the brain where body temperature is regulated. A study from the European Journal of Applied Physiology appears to back this up : researchers documented a drop in body temperature in 20 sleep-deprived young adults. Metabolism may be a culprit here as well. When you're fatigued from a restless night, your metabolism works at a more sluggish pace, Holly Phillips said, producing less heat and slower circulation. You're dehydrated Up to 60 percent of the adult human body is water, and water helps regulate body temperature.

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Translations for circulation

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  • обращение, кръвообращение, обикаляне, циркулация, движение в кръгBulgarian
  • BlutkreislaufGerman
  • cirkuladoEsperanto
  • circulaciónSpanish
  • ?????Persian
  • 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 dola??m?Turkish

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