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  Definition of circuit
  1. movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
  2. a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area; "they took an extended tour of Europe"; "we took a quick circuit of the park"; "a ten-day coach circuit of the island"
  3. an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
  4. a racetrack for automobile races
  5. (law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations); one of the twelve groups of states in the United States that is covered by a particular circuit court of appeal
  6. an established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to; "she''s a familiar name on the club circuit"; "on the lecture circuit"; "the judge makes a circuit of the courts in his district"; "the international tennis circuit"
  7. make a circuit; "They were circuiting about the state"
Similar Words: lap, circle, tour, electrical circuit, electric circuit, racing circuit

 

Hyponyms: pace lap, victory lap, lap of honour, walkabout, grand tour, itineration, package tour, package holiday, pub crawl, whistle-stop tour, bridge, bridge circuit, bridged-T, closed circuit, loop, computer circuit, delay line, feedback circuit, feedback loop, flip-flop, limiter, clipper, link, data link, open circuit, pulse timing circuit, resonator, resonant circuit, series circuit, squelch circuit, squelch, squelcher, tank circuit, T-network, wiring

 

Part Meronyms: electronic equipment

 

Derivational Morphology: circle, circulate, tour

 

 
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