Meaning of 'circuit'

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Meaning of ‘circuit’

8 definitions found.



movement once around a course

Synonyms: lap


a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area

Synonyms: tour


an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow

Synonyms: electrical circuit electric circuit


a racetrack for automobile races

Synonyms: racing circuit


(law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)

Example: "one of the twelve groups of states in the United States that is covered by a particular circuit court of appeals"


the boundary line encompassing an area or object

Synonyms: circumference


an established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to

Example: "she's a familiar name on the club circuit"


to make a circuit

Example: "They were circuiting about the state"

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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