circulator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

circulate +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

circulator (plural circulators)

  1. A person or thing that causes something to circulate
    Who is the circulator of this rumor?
  2. (transport) A local transit system that provides regular service within a closed loop
    You can ride the airport circulator to the next terminal.
  3. (electronics) 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

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

circulātor m (genitive circulātōris); third declension (feminine: circulātrix)

  1. itinerant peddler or performer

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative circulātor circulātōrēs
genitive circulātōris circulātōrum
dative circulātōrī circulātōribus
accusative circulātōrem circulātōrēs
ablative circulātōre circulātōribus
vocative circulātor circulātōrēs

Verb[edit]

circulātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of circulō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of circulō

References[edit]

  • circulator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • circulator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “circulator”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • circulator” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • circulator in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • circulator in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016