Definition of circulation
- coins in circulation
He has bad circulation in his legs.
The drug improves blood circulation.
The attic has poor air circulation.
the circulation of ocean waters
Let's open the windows to get some circulation in here.
This memo is not meant for circulation.
The coins have recently entered circulation.
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: the movement of blood through the body that is caused by the pumping action of the heart
: movement of air, water, etc., through the different parts of something
: the act of passing something (such as money, information, etc.) from person to person or place to place : the state of being passed from person to person or place to place
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of very fine texture or delicate form
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