Circulation

  • 1CIRCULATION — L’eau est le constituant majeur des organismes vivants. Les réactions chimiques complexes du métabolisme se déroulent en phase aqueuse et nécessitent des échanges permanents de substances: absorption de composés nutritifs et élimination de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2circulation — cir‧cu‧la‧tion [ˌsɜːkjˈleɪʆn ǁ ˌsɜːr ] noun 1. [uncountable] the exchange of money within an economy: • It was a bold anti inflation plan, including a squeeze on the circulation of money. 2. [uncountable] ECONOMICS if money is in circulation,… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3Circulation — may refer to: Circulatory system, a biological organ system whose primary function is to move substances to and from cells Circulation (fluid dynamics), the path integral of the fluid velocity around a closed curve Circulation (journal), one of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4Circulation — Cir cu*la tion, n. [L. circulatio: cf. F. circulation.] 1. The act of moving in a circle, or in a course which brings the moving body to the place where its motion began. [1913 Webster] This continual circulation of human things. Swift. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5circulation — CIRCULATION. s. f. Mouvement de ce qui circule. La circulation du sang. La circulation de la séve dans les plantes. [b]f♛/b] On appelle figurément, La circulation de l argent, Le mouvement de l argent qui passe d une main à l autre, et qui le… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 6circulation — Circulation. s. f. Mouvement de ce qui circule. On a depuis quelque temps descouvert la circulation du sang. On dit fig. La circulation de l argent, pour exprimer le mouvement de l argent qui passe d une main à l autre …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7circulation — (n.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. circulation or directly from L. circulationem (nom. circulatio), noun of action from pp. stem of circulare to form a circle, from circulus small ring (see CIRCLE (Cf. circle)). Used of blood first by William Harvey,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8circulation — [n1] distribution apportionment, currency, dissemination, spread, transmission; concepts 631,651 circulation [n2] moving circularly circling, circuit, circumvolution, current, flow, flowing, gyration, gyre, motion, revolution, rotation, round,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9Circulation — (v. lat.), Umlauf, so C. des Blutes, s. Blutumlauf; C. des Geldes, s. u. Geld. Circulationsbanken sind so v. w. Zettelbanken (s. Bank). Circulationsmittel (Umlaufsmittel), alles Geld u. alle Werthpapiere, welche anstatt des Geldes im Handel… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10circulation — I noun allocation, allotment, branching out, circumagere, diffusion, dispensation, dispensing, dispergere, dispersal, dispersion, dissemination, distribution, divergence, divulgare, emanation, flow, flowing, flux, issuance, motion, movement,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 11circulation — ► NOUN 1) movement to and fro or around something. 2) the continuous motion of blood round the body. 3) the public availability of something. 4) the number of copies sold of a newspaper or magazine. DERIVATIVES circulatory adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12circulation — [sʉr΄kyo͞o lā′shən, sʉr΄kyəlā′shən] n. [ME circulacioun < L circulatio: see CIRCULATE] 1. free movement around from place to place, as of air in ventilating 2. the act of moving around in a complete circuit; specif., the movement of blood out… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13circulation — circulable /serr kyeuh leuh beuhl/, adj. /serr kyeuh lay sheuhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of circulating, moving in a circle or circuit, or flowing. 2. the continuous movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels, which is maintained… …

    Universalium

  • 14circulation — (sir ku la sion : en poésie, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Mouvement de ce qui chemine par un mouvement circulaire. La circulation des planètes dans l espace. •   Les eaux font une circulation dans la terre, comme le sang circule dans le corps… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15circulation — n. distribution 1) to put into circulation (to put more money into circulation) 2) to withdraw from circulation (to withdraw old banknotes from circulation) 3) enormous, large, wide; general; limited, small; national, nationwide circulation (this …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16circulation — noun 1 movement of blood around the body ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ bad, poor ▪ blood VERB + CIRCULATION ▪ have …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17circulation — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)kjʊle͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] circulations 1) N COUNT: with supp The circulation of a newspaper or magazine is the number of copies that are sold each time it is produced. The Daily News once had the highest circulation of any daily in the country …

    English dictionary

  • 18CIRCULATION — n. f. Action de circuler. La circulation du sang. Ce malade souffre d’une mauvaise circulation. La circulation de la sève dans les plantes. Il signifie par extension le Fait d’aller et de venir. Dans ce sens, il ne se dit guère qu’en parlant de… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 19Circulation — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Circulation », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Circulation atmosphérique Circulation… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 20circulation — cir|cu|la|tion [ˌsə:kjuˈleıʃən US ˌsə:r ] n 1.) [singular, U] the movement of blood around your body ▪ Exercise improves the circulation. good/bad circulation ▪ Doctors had to remove her leg because of bad circulation. 2.) [U] the exchange of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English