circulation


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Synonyms for circulation

Synonyms for circulation

circular movement around a point or about an axis

the passing out or spreading about of something

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the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)

(library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period

number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold

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free movement or passage (as of cytoplasm within a cell or sap through a plant)

the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area

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His conversation with Count Rostopchin and the latter's tone of anxious hurry, the meeting with the courier who talked casually of how badly things were going in the army, the rumors of the discovery of spies in Moscow and of a leaflet in circulation stating that Napoleon promised to be in both the Russian capitals by the autumn, and the talk of the Emperor's being expected to arrive next day- all aroused with fresh force that feeling of agitation and expectation in Pierre which he had been conscious of ever since the appearance of the comet, and especially since the beginning of the war.
The papers collected here under the name of 'My Literary Passions' were printed serially in a periodical of such vast circulation that they might well have been supposed to have found there all the acceptance that could be reasonably hoped for them.
The walking will help to keep up his circulation and scatter the poison.
As soon as rescued, the wet man ran up and down to keep up his circulation, while his dry companion built a fire.
He lay on his side, the cords that bound his legs so tight as to bite into his tender flesh and shut off the circulation.
Out on the broad verandas of the hotel, men and women, in cool white, sipped iced drinks and kept their circulation down.
But the term is so loosely applied, and it seems so difficult, after all, to define what a vagabond is, or to strike the right moral balance between the vagabond work which is boldly published, and the vagabond work which is reserved for private circulation only, that I did not feel justified in holding aloof from my former friend.
The Appeal to Reason was a weekly, and its regular circulation amongst the proletariat was seven hundred and fifty thousand.
While the others broke their hearts at the oars, Old Tarwater managed to keep up just sufficient circulation to survive by chopping ice and throwing it overboard.
Tarwater, stoking the fire, would sometimes ask Liverpool, beating now one released hand and now the other as he fought for circulation where he steered in the freezing stern-sheets.
Of these polypi, in a large specimen, there must be many thousands; yet we see that they act by one movement: they have also one central axis connected with a system of obscure circulation, and the ova are produced in an organ distinct from the separate individuals.
It was very different from the circulation of the fluid in the elastic bag, containing the thin extremity of the axis.
In England from Anglo-Saxon times, as must be clear from what has here already been said, partial English translations, literal or free, in prose or verse, had been in circulation among the few persons who could read and wished to have them.
These fables, again, were among the books brought into an extended circulation by the agency of the printing press.
No man, sir, acquainted with the facts established by Harvey relating to the circulation of the blood, can doubt that I have a heart.