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circulation

 
Noun circulation has 6 senses
  1. circulation - the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)
    --1 is a kind of
    dissemination, airing, public exposure, spreading
    Derived form: verb circulate3
  2. circulation - movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels
    --2 is a kind of
    organic phenomenon
    --2 has part: blood pressure
    --2 has particulars: systemic circulation; pulmonary circulation; vitelline circulation
    Derived forms: verb circulate6, verb circulate4, verb circulate8
  3. circulation - (library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period
    --3 is a kind of
    count
  4. circulation - number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold; "by increasing its circulation the newspaper hoped to increase its advertising"
    --4 is a kind of
    count
    Derived form: verb circulate3
  5. circulation - free movement or passage through a series of vessels (as of water through pipes or sap through a plant)
    --5 is a kind of
    change of location, travel
    Derived forms: verb circulate6, verb circulate8
  6. circulation - the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area
    --6 is a kind of
    spread, spreading
    Derived forms: verb circulate3, verb circulate2, verb circulate8
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