recirculation

noun re·cir·cu·la·tion \ (ˌ)rē-ˌsər-kyə-ˈlā-shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of recirculation

plural recirculations
: 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 attributively
  • recirculation pumps

First Known Use of recirculation

1718

in the meaning defined above

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