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circulate among (someone or something)

To move through or within a group of people or things. Here, take this tray of hors d'oeuvres and circulate among the guests in the living room. There's a rumor circulating among the press corps that the senator is going to resign.
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circulate through (something)

1. Of a liquid, to travel through a system or network of pipes. Water doesn't seem to be circulating through the pipes from this point on, so there must be a clog.
2. To move through or within a group of people or things. Here, take this tray of hors d'oeuvres and circulate through the guests in the living room. There's a rumor circulating through the press corps that the senator is going to resign.
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circulate among someone or something

to move at random within a gathering of people or things. Karen circulated among the guests, serving drinks. The guests circulated among the various rooms in the house.
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circulate something through something

to route something through something; to make something travel through something. Walter circulated the memo from the boss through the department. I would like for you to circulate this through the members of the club.
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circulate through something

 
1. Lit. [for a fluid in a closed system of pipes or tubes] to flow through the various pathways of pipes and tubes. Cold water circulates through the entire building and keeps it cool. Blood circulates through the veins and arteries, reaching all parts of the body.
2. Fig. to move through a group of people or an area, from person to person. Rumors circulated through the department about Tom's retirement. Please circulate through the room and hand out these papers to each person.
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Whether the viruses were equally transmissible in 1918, whether they had identical patterns of replication in the respiratory tree, and whether one or both also circulated in the first and third pandemic waves, are unknown.
Further sequencing of virus from archived pig samples will clarify with greater confidence whether multiple strains circulated in both regions.
City officials and more than 100 organizations opposed to the project were expected to feel justified after AQMD circulated its findings this week.
While not the case with all forced air systems, in many homes, occupants are unknowingly breathing air that has been circulated over layers of visible filth.
In fact, the most widespread security urban legend is a story that has circulated since the early 90's, warning users to delete e-mails with a subject like "Good Times" or "Join the Crew," because merely viewing the e-mail would supposedly infect your computer.
The Constitution clearly protects the right to collect signatures on a petition such as the one being circulated by Valley VOTE,'' the letter noted.
OTCBB: IEVM) has been made aware of an unauthorized "spam" email report being circulated to the general public utilizing pirated website addresses.
The Transportation Improvement and Mitigation Program was not properly circulated to the public for input before the City Council voted 9-4 to approve the General Plan and an accompanying environmental impact report in 1996, the judge said.
has apparently been circulated by persons without the knowledge or consent of the company.
Jerry Jones of Van Nuys claims that Zeanah injured his left wrist when she grabbed him and wrested away a clipboard with an anti-Zeanah flier as he circulated the recall petition outside a supermarket.
The tip of the catheter incorporates a proprietary, alloy-based Temperature Control Element (TCE) that is cooled or warmed with saline solution circulated from the console.
circulated air option is not an issue because the air-conditioning system automatically uses re-circulated air when it first starts working and then switches to fresh air once the vehicle has cooled.
Perfusionists manage equipment used during cardiopulmonary bypass operations in which the patient's blood is mechanically circulated by external pumps replacing the function of the beating heart.