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circuit

cir·cuit

circuit

 
 
pronunciation:
suhr kiht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a line or route around an area.
We walked the outer circuit of the park.
synonyms:
circumference, limit
similar words:
border, boundary, edge, margin, outline, perimeter, rim
definition 2: an act of moving or turning around.
The earth makes a circuit around the sun.
synonyms:
revolution
similar words:
orbit, pivot
definition 3: the area that someone travels regularly to carry out their work.
We know our mailman because our neighborhood has been part of his circuit for many years.
synonyms:
rounds, route
similar words:
beat, course, lap, loop, territory
definition 4: the closed path followed by an electric current.
similar words:
path
derivation: circuital (adj.)
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