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circuit

cir·cuit

circuit

 
 
pronunciation:
suhr kiht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a usu. circular line or route around an enclosed area.
We walked the outer circuit of the park.
synonyms:
circumference, compass, limit
similar words:
border, boundary, edge, margin, outline, perimeter, periphery, rim, ring
definition 2: an act of moving or revolving around.
The earth makes a circuit around the sun.
synonyms:
revolution
similar words:
orbit, pivot
definition 3: the area or region covered in a regular tour to carry out certain duties, as by a judge to hold court sessions.
synonyms:
rounds, route
similar words:
beat, course, lap, loop, territory
definition 4: the closed path followed by an electric current.
similar words:
path
definition 5: an arrangement of electronic elements, including conductors, resistors, and the like, through which electric current moves.
definition 6: an association of teams, clubs, or other groups having a common focus; league.
synonyms:
league
similar words:
alliance, association, category, conference, fellowship, network
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: circuited, circuiting, circuits
definition: to move or revolve around; make a circuit of.
synonyms:
circle
similar words:
circumnavigate, orbit
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to move along a circular route.
synonyms:
circle
similar words:
circulate, revolve, ring, round
derivation: circuital (adj.)
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