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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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Along with open bath circulators, closed temperature control systems are also available, sometimes referred to as process control circulators.
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The system does not hold electronic fare boxes now, but will add them in September when it transitions to the Circulator brand.
Current practices permit petition circulators to present initiatives in batches.
15% of energy used by the average household is taken by the circulator pump in the central heating system, and by upgrading the pump, homes will be able to save 10% of their total energy use, the company claims.
The Unistat 291w circulator offers highly efficient heating and cooling from -90[degrees] C to 200[degrees] C.
Other benefits include a full port ball valve that allows the circulator to be removed without draining the system, an internal spring check preventing gravity circulation and flow in the wrong direction, and free-floating companion flange.
Rockledge, FL-based DynEco is a developer of fuel cell air compressor and hydrogen circulator technology.
THIS large air circulator is "one of the best fans that money can buy", according to the Ocean mail order catalogue.
The best choice when buying a new refrigerated and heating circulator is just as important as a golfer buying a new set of golf clubs--it all depends on the application.
In a typical application the circulator allows a single antenna to be used for both transmission and reception.