In lang=en terms the difference between circulate and flow
is that circulate
is to cause (a person or thing) to move in circles or through a circuit while flow
is to discharge excessive blood from the uterus.
As verbs the difference between circulate and flow
is that circulate
is to move in circles or through a circuit while flow
is to move as a fluid from one position to another.
As a noun flow is
a movement in people or things with a particular way in large numbers or amounts.
to move in circles or through a circuit
to cause (a person or thing) to move in circles or through a circuit
to move from person to person, as at a party
to spread or disseminate
to become widely known
- to circulate money or gossip
* put about
A movement in people or things with a particular way in large numbers or amounts
The movement of a real or figurative fluid.
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The rising movement of the tide.
Smoothness or continuity.
The amount of a fluid that moves or the rate of fluid movement.
(psychology) The state of being at one with.
* (movement of the tide) ebb
To move as a fluid from one position to another.
- Rivers flow from springs and lakes.
To proceed; to issue forth.
- Tears flow from the eyes.
- Wealth flows from industry and economy.
To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
- Those thousand decencies that daily flow / From all her words and actions.
- The writing is grammatically correct, but it just doesn't flow .
To have or be in abundance; to abound, so as to run or flow over.
* Bible, Joel iii. 18
- Virgil is sweet and flowing in his hexameters.
* Prof. Wilson
- In that day the hills shall flow with milk.
To hang loosely and wave.
- the exhilaration of a night that needed not the influence of the flowing bowl
* A. Hamilton
- a flowing''' mantle; '''flowing locks
To rise, as the tide; opposed to ebb .
- the imperial purple flowing in his train
- The tide flows twice in twenty-four hours.
(computing) To arrange (text in a wordprocessor, etc.) so that it wraps neatly into a designated space; to reflow.
To cover with water or other liquid; to overflow; to inundate; to flood.
To cover with varnish.
To discharge excessive blood from the uterus.
- The river hath thrice flowed , no ebb between.