recirculation

noun
re·​cir·​cu·​la·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌsər-kyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce recirculation (audio) \
plural recirculations

Definition of recirculation

: the act or process of circulating again or causing something to circulate again … which help convert the steam generated within the reactor back into water for recirculation in the closed loop system.— Dave Flessner … corrected duct leaks to improve recirculation of air and reduce our heating and cooling requirements.— Kristin Piester often used attributivelyrecirculation pumps

First Known Use of recirculation

1718, in the meaning defined above

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“Recirculation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recirculation. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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