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circuit

 
Noun circuit has 6 senses
  1. circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    --1 is a kind of electrical device
    --1 is a part of electronic equipment
    --1 has parts:
     capacitor, capacitance, condenser, electrical condenser; choke, choke coil, choking coil; relay, electrical relay; resistor, resistance; short circuit, short; shunt, electrical shunt, bypass; tube, vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valve
    --1 has particulars:
     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
  2. tour, circuit - 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"
    --2 is a kind of journey, journeying
    --2 has particulars:
     walkabout; grand tour; itineration; package tour, package holiday; pub crawl; whistle-stop tour
    Derived form: verb circuit1
  3. circuit - 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"
    --3 is a kind of
    path, route, itinerary
    Derived form: verb circuit1
  4. circuit - (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 appeals
    --4 is a kind of
    group, grouping
  5. racing circuit, circuit - a racetrack for automobile races
    --5 is a kind of racetrack, racecourse, raceway, track
  6. lap, circle, circuit - movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
    --6 is a kind of locomotion, travel
    --6 has particulars: pace lap; victory lap, lap of honour
Verb circuit has 1 sense
  1. circuit - make a circuit; "They were circuiting about the state"
    --1 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived forms: noun circuit3, noun circuit2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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