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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cir·cu·late /ˈsɝkjəˌlet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cir·cu·late /ˈsɝkjəˌlet/ 不及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 循環 CIR

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cir·cu·late v. i. [imp. & p. p. Circulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Circulating.]
 1. To move in a circle or circuitously; to move round and return to the same point; as, the blood circulates in the body.
 2. To pass from place to place, from person to person, or from hand to hand; to be diffused; as, money circulates; a story circulates.
 Circulating decimal. See Decimal.
 Circulating library, a library whose books are loaned to the public, usually at certain fixed rates.
 Circulating medium. See Medium.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cir·cu·late v. t. To cause to pass from place to place, or from person to person; to spread; as, to circulate a report; to circulate bills of credit.
 Circulating pump. See under Pump.
 Syn: -- To spread; diffuse; propagate; disseminate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the
           story went around in the office" [syn: go around, spread]
      2: cause to become widely known; "spread information";
         "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news" [syn: circularize,
          circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate,
         broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around]
      3: cause to be distributed; "This letter is circulating among
         the faculty" [syn: pass around, pass on, distribute]
      4: move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the
         starting point; "Blood circulates in my veins"; "The air
         here does not circulate"
      5: move in circles [syn: circle]
      6: cause to move in a circuit or system; "The fan circulates
         the air in the room"
      7: move around freely; "She circulates among royalty"
      8: cause to move around; "circulate a rumor" [syn: mobilize,