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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decimal  \Dec"i*mal\,  n. 
  A  number  expressed  in  the  scale  of  tens;  specifically,  and 
  almost  exclusively,  used  as  synonymous  with  a  decimal 
  fraction. 
 
  {Circulating},  or  {Circulatory},  {decimal},  a  decimal 
  fraction  in  which  the  same  figure,  or  set  of  figures,  is 
  constantly  repeated;  as  0.354354354;  --  called  also 
  {recurring  decimal},  {repeating  decimal},  and  {repetend}. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  circulating 
  adj  1:  moving  or  flowing  in  a  circuit  and  returning  to  the  same 
  point;  "steam  circulating  through  the  pipes";  "the 
  circulating  thyroid  hormones" 
  2:  passing  from  one  to  another;  "circulating  bills  and  coins" 
  [syn:  {circulating(a)}] 




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