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Pronunciation:  `surkyu'leyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area
  2. [n]  the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)
  3. [n]  free movement or passage through a series of vessels (as of water through pipes or sap through a plant)
  4. [n]  movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels
  5. [n]  number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold; "by increasing its circulation the newspaper hoped to increase its advertising"
  6. [n]  (library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period

CIRCULATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: airing, blood pressure, change of location, count, dissemination, organic phenomenon, public exposure, pulmonary circulation, spread, spreading, spreading, systemic circulation, travel, vitelline circulation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cir`cu*la"tion\, n. [L. circulatio: cf. F.
1. The act of moving in a circle, or in a course which brings
   the moving body to the place where its motion began.

         This continual circulation of human things. --Swift.

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

         The true doctrines of astronomy appear to have had
         some popular circulation.             --Whewell.

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

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

5. (Physiol.) 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.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: The flow of blood through the heart and blood vessels of the body.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The flow of blood through the heart and blood vessels of the body.
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