verb (used without object), cir·cu·lat·ed, cir·cu·lat·ing.
verb (used with object), cir·cu·lat·ed, cir·cu·lat·ing.
- circular triangle,
- circular velocity,
- circulating capital,
- circulating decimal,
- circulating library,
- circulating medium,
Origin of circulate
Examples from the Web for recirculated
Nevertheless the email kept coming, circulated and recirculated.What U.S. Jews Don’t Get About European Anti-Semitism|Jonathan Freedland|January 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Water could be recirculated, and energy could be tapped from the nearby sun, but food was gone once it was eaten.The Highest Treason|Randall Garrett
Sometimes a condenser is used in connection with the blower and the air is recirculated.Seasoning of Wood|Joseph B. Wagner
Word Origin for circulate
1540s (late 15c. as a past participle adjective), as a chemical term for alternating vaporization and condensation, from Latin circulatus, past participle of circulare "to form a circle," from circulus (see circle (n.)). Meaning "to move around, revolve" is from 1670s; of blood, from 1650s; of persons, "to mingle in a social gathering," from 1863. Sense of "to pass about freely" is from 1660s; of newspapers from 1885. Related: Circulated; circulating.