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back in(to) circulation

1. Engaging in social activities, typically after an absence. Now that my exams are done, I'm excited to get back in circulation and see my friends again. Jill wants to get back into circulation after her hospital stay.
2. Dating again after the end of a relationship. I hope to spend some time with Matt now that he's single again and back in circulation. She has mourned her husband and is ready to get back into circulation.
See also: back, circulation

out of circulation

1. No longer being printed for public use or purchase. I'm sorry, that magazine has been out of circulation for a few years. The government's aim is to have the 1 cent coin completely out of circulation by 2020.
2. Not participating in social activities. I was out of circulation for months while I recovered from surgery, but I'm back, baby!
See also: circulation, of, out

in(to) circulation

1. Engaging in social activities, typically after an absence. Now that my exams are done, I'm excited to get back in circulation and see my friends again. Jill wants to get into circulation after her hospital stay.
2. Dating again after the end of a relationship. I hope to spend some time with Matt now that he's single again and in circulation. She has mourned her husband and is ready to get back into circulation.
See also: circulation

*back in(to) circulation

 
1. Fig. back enjoying one's social contacts; back continuing to make new friends and develop a social life. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) After her illness, Kristine looked forward to getting back into circulation. I want to get back in circulation and have some fun.
2. Fig. becoming available for dating again. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Now that Fred and Amy are through, Amy is getting back into circulation. Now that you're divorced, are you going to get back into circulation?
See also: back, circulation

out of circulation

 
1. Lit. no longer available for use or lending. (Usually said of library materials, certain kinds of currency, etc.) I'm sorry, but the book you want is temporarily out of circulation. How long will it be out of circulation?
2. Fig. not interacting socially with other people. I don't know what's happening because I've been out of circulation for a while. My cold has kept me out of circulation for a few weeks.
See also: circulation, of, out

in circulation

Also, into circulation. In business or social life, especially after a period of absence. For example, After a month in the hospital Bill was eager to get back in circulation. The antonym is out of circulation, as in Since we had twins we've been out of circulation, but we're hoping to get out more often soon . These expressions, dating from the first half of the 1900s, employ circulation in the sense of "making the rounds among people," a usage dating from the 1600s.
See also: circulation

out of circulation

see under in circulation.
See also: circulation, of, out
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For instance, if a library wants to improve adult nonfiction circulation, find high-interest materials (on World War II, cooking, and weight loss, etc.) and give them the spotlight for a month.
For example, AAM reported in its May 1 Snapshot report that as of March 31 the (San Jose, Calif.) Mercury News had a Tuesday-Friday print circulation of 110,039.
But let the record show that the Journal's loss came solely from print circulation, which was down 8.4 percent year-over-year, while digital non-replica (i.e.: paid web site access) was up 4.4 percent, to 937,801.
Table 2 gives figures for the number and value of notes in circulation by denomination at 30 June 2012.
Under the new methodology, total circulation is now divided into paid circulation for newspaper copies bought by the consumer and a new "verified circulation" category for copies bought by third parties such as colleges.
When called to declare death on any patient whose death was expected and who had a DNR order, physicians determine only that the cessation of circulation is permanent.
AOP chief executive Bob Hughes said: "Optometry Today fulfils its mission of informing and explaining to the profession, and I am delighted that the quality of journalism in OT has allowed us to lift our circulation to a record breaking 20,000."
For the same six months, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette had a decrease of 1.81 percent in daily circulation and about half of 1 percent on Sundays.
The Wall Street Journal's circulation declined by 1%, while the San Francisco Chronicle's weekly circulation fell 15.6%, the daily edition of the San Jose Mercury News was down nearly 8% and the Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer fell by over 9% and 5% respectively.
By the year 2040, thermohaline circulation could carry only 80 percent as much warm water to the North Atlantic as it does now.
in Goiania, GO SP Office: 55 11 3256-8317--Gilberto Soares Circulation: 35,000 in 22 states/month
Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Required by 39 U.S.C 3685)
Audited, paid circulation is the financial backbone of the daily newspaper business.
In a newspaper circulation report released May 3, a new problem for publishers appears to have emerged: circulation declines due in part to a national do-not-call law fist that forbids telemarketers from fishing for new subscribers.
I believe the best lymphatic treatment is to break up the excess buildup of toxins in the lymphatic system and enable enhanced lymphatic circulation. This allows the strengthening of immune function and, as such, can be effectively used to assist in the correction-of a variety of disorders and most importantly, help to prevent their occurrences.