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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Circulate  \Cir"cu*late\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ciorculated};  P. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Circulating}.]  [L.  circulatus  p.  p.  of 
  circulare,  v.  t.,  to  surround,  make  round,  circulari,  v.  i., 
  to  gather  into  a  circle.  See  {Circle}.] 
  1.  To  move  in  a  circle  or  circuitously;  to  move  round  and 
  return  to  the  same  point;  as  the  blood  circulates  in  the 
  body.  --Boyle. 
  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.