Meaning of 'circulation'

Find the meaning of the word ‘circulation’

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Meaning of ‘circulation’

6 definitions found.



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


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


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

Example: "ocean circulation is an important part of global climate"


movement through a circuit


number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold

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


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

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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