Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person or thing that causes something to circulate
  • n. A local transit system that provides regular service within a closed loop
  • n. A passive electronic component with three or more ports, in which the ports can be accessed in such a way that when a signal is fed into any port it is transferred to the next port only

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, circulates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which circulates: specifically applied to a circulating decimal fraction. See decimal.
  • n. A juggler; a mountebank; one who goes about showing tricks.
  • n. A function of two whole numbers, a variable, q, and a period, a, of the form where aq, etc., are circulating elements, and A0, etc., are numerical coefficients. Also called circulating function.

Etymologies

circulate +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As a result, the circulator is shortening its normal Purple Route and will add the

    Philadelphia Business News - Local Philadelphia News | The Philadelphia Business Journal

  • But on the whole, the circulator is a tremendous asset and a great deal for city residents as it is funded mostly by the 2008 increase in the parking tax.

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  • The circulator is the first person to meet with the patient before surgery.

    New Times News

  • While Lakewood residents have sought to save their circulator, which is among the routes with the highest ridership, RTA said the circulator service must be treated as one entity because it would be unfair to save one and not others that also have loyal riders.

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  • QC in Motion events promote alternative transportation in the Quad-Cities, including The Loop, the Quad-Cities 'riverfront circulator which is in its first year.

    QCOnline Metro News

  • Also in February, DATA hopes to launch a fare-free "circulator" bus that will loop through downtown every 10 minutes.

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  • Rev.W. Lisle Bowles, first published in 1805.] [Footnote 18: Harvey, the 'circulator' of the 'circulation' of the blood, used to fling away Virgil in his ecstasy of admiration and say,

    Byron's Poetical Works, Volume 1

  • One of the pointers from their discussion board turns out this -- the guy is looking to offer a $200 sous vide heating immersion circulator ...

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  • Volunteers described a meticulous process by which signatures were reviewed first by the circulator, then by the local recall office, then in a regional recall office, then at the Madison headquarters.

    Mary Bottari: 1 Million Petition for the Recall of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

  • Local attorney Erin Fitzgerald, of Fitzgerald Law (www. legalfitz.com), is personally volunteering her time and talent to lead the recall's legal team, who ensures that the campaign is in compliance with Oregon election and volunteer signature circulator laws.

    Jack Bog's Blog: July 2009 Archives

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