Circlet Circuitous

Circuit

Meanings and phrases

circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow; electrical circuit; electric circuit
  2. a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area; tour
  3. an established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to
  4. (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
  5. the boundary line encompassing an area or object; circumference
  6. movement once around a course; lap; circle
  7. a racetrack for automobile races; racing circuit

circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make a circuit

AND circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a circuit in a computer that fires only when all of its inputs fire; AND gate

NAND circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a logic gate that produces an output that is the inverse of the output of an AND gate; NAND gate

OR circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gate circuit in a computer that fires when any of its inputs fire; OR gate

X-OR circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gate for exclusive OR; a circuit in a computer that fires only if only one of its inputs fire; XOR circuit; XOR gate

XOR circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gate for exclusive OR; a circuit in a computer that fires only if only one of its inputs fire; X-OR circuit; XOR gate

borscht circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests; borsht circuit; borscht belt; borsht belt

borsht circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (informal) a resort area in the Catskill Mountains of New York that was patronized primarily by Jewish guests; borscht circuit; borscht belt; borsht belt

bridge circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected; bridge

circuit board

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities; circuit card; board; card; plug-in; add-in
E.g.
  • Kit 1 was an 8-bit microprocessor on a single circuit board.
  • He discovers a missing M-shaped circuit board on the back panel.
  • Apple designed a new circuit board with more layers and normal-width traces.

circuit breaker

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded; breaker
E.g.
  • Tito lies dead next to a clicking circuit breaker.
  • The circuit breaker operates in two stages.
  • If the circuit breaker is in effect at the closing time of a session, trading resumes in the next session.

circuit card

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities; circuit board; board; card; plug-in; add-in

circuit court of appeals

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of the twelve federal United States courts of appeals that cover a group of states known as a `circuit'

closed circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates; loop
E.g.
  • The system included fingerprint access, closed circuit television systems and turnstile gates.
  • It has also recently introduced trimix qualifications and continues to develop closed circuit training.
  • The station launched in 1984 as a closed circuit station, available only in certain locations on campus.

computer circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a circuit that is part of a computer

control circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a feedback circuit that subtracts from the input; negative feedback circuit

electric circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow; circuit; electrical circuit

electrical circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow; circuit; electric circuit
E.g.
  • The running rails are not part of the electrical circuit.
  • The mechanical parts act by forming a varying electrical circuit.
  • An electrical circuit is a network consisting of a closed loop, giving a return path for the current.

feedback circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a circuit that feeds back some of the output to the input of a system; feedback loop

integrated circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a microelectronic computer circuit incorporated into a chip or semiconductor; a whole system rather than a single component; microcircuit
E.g.
  • I wasn't trying to make an integrated circuit".
  • It is an integrated circuit layout design protection law.
  • This led to the development of the monolithic integrated circuit chip.

light circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wiring that provides power to electric lights; lighting circuit

lighting circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. wiring that provides power to electric lights; light circuit

negative feedback circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a feedback circuit that subtracts from the input; control circuit

open circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows
E.g.
  • Equipment failure is rare in open circuit scuba.
  • Rebreather skills may be necessary to reduce the impact of diver presence on wildlife, as open circuit scuba is noisy.
  • Rebreather scuba is considerably more complex than open circuit scuba, and the number of failure modes is much greater.

parallel circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit; shunt circuit

printed circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. computer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly; copper conductors are laminated on an insulating board or card and circuit components are inserted into holes and dip soldered
E.g.
  • Their color of printed circuit board is "SAKURA" in Japanese, which means cherry blossom.
  • It can be manufactured by the same process as printed circuit boards and hence is cheap to make.
  • FPGAs originally began as competitors to CPLDs to implement glue logic for printed circuit boards.

pulse timing circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a circuit that times pulses

racing circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a racetrack for automobile races; circuit
E.g.
  • The motor racing circuit was opened in the 1970s and hosted hot rod racing.
  • John Clay traveled the racing circuit throughout the East, South, and Midwest.
  • Donington Park motor racing circuit is located to the south east of the village.

resonant circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an electrical circuit that combines capacitance and inductance in such a way that a periodic electric oscillation will reach maximum amplitude; resonator

series circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a circuit having its parts connected serially

short circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference; short
E.g.
  • The transformer therefore has a larger short circuit inductance value.
  • A judicial inquiry headed by Justice Zahid Qurban Alvi reported that a short circuit caused the fire.
  • The spacer separates the foil strips to avoid direct metallic contact which would produce a short circuit.

shunt circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit; parallel circuit

squelch circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise; squelch; squelcher

tank circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an oscillatory circuit

telephone circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a telephone connection; telephone line; phone line; subscriber line; line

circuit court

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It also provided for a U.S. circuit court for the District of Ohio.
  • There a United States circuit court tried them for murder and piracy.
  • He was also adviser to the clerk of the circuit court from 1915 to 1921.

independent circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He made his debut on the independent circuit in 1992.
  • While part of TNA, Raijin continued to wrestle on the independent circuit.
  • Beginning in April 2014, the brothers reunited on the independent circuit.

circuit boards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is also a supplier of plastics for uses such as CD pressing and circuit boards.
  • It can be manufactured by the same process as printed circuit boards and hence is cheap to make.
  • FPGAs originally began as competitors to CPLDs to implement glue logic for printed circuit boards.

festival circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Both films are headed for the festival circuit in 2004.
  • It is currently playing on demand at Mtv.ca after making the rounds on the festival circuit.
  • It became an international festival sensation, and Donnersmarck traveled the festival circuit for over a year.

circuit judge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • From 1841 to 1845, he presided as a circuit judge.
  • Sherry was appointed a circuit judge in 1986.
  • He was later a circuit judge in England.

street circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The original sections of the 8 km street circuit are still in use as public roadways.
  • Formula One is a European-based series that runs only street circuit and race tracks.
  • In 2014, a new race on an 850 m street circuit in Busselton, Western Australia was announced.

printed circuit board

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their color of printed circuit board is "SAKURA" in Japanese, which means cherry blossom.
  • This chip carrier is then soldered onto, or inserted into a socket on, a printed circuit board (PCB).
  • The Apple II's printed circuit board (PCB) underwent several revisions as Steve Wozniak made modifications to it.

circuit courts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In addition, the country has appeal courts, circuit courts and magistrates courts.
  • Lincoln appointed no judges to the United States circuit courts during his time in office.
  • Prior to 1802, there was no way to call upon the Supreme Court to resolve one-to-one ties on the circuit courts.

circuit breakers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Wires, fuses, and almost all circuit breakers carry power in either direction.
  • It contained Weston ammeters and voltmeters and Westinghouse circuit breakers.
  • The attachment of circuit breakers to pylons is only practical when voltages are less than 50 kV.

club circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They played the club circuit and had avoided playing in ballrooms.
  • They played all the hot spots around the Sunset Strip and LA club circuit.
  • The group stayed together to tour the club circuit, but disbanded in 1982.

tennis circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • From 2002, she competed on the international tennis circuit.
  • The men's tournament was part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit.
  • It would remain the only final that he reached on the Grand Prix tennis circuit.

printed circuit boards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It can be manufactured by the same process as printed circuit boards and hence is cheap to make.
  • FPGAs originally began as competitors to CPLDs to implement glue logic for printed circuit boards.
  • This was the first in the series to use PCB (printed circuit boards) instead of PTP (point to point) wiring.

circuit design

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This is the conventional approach to circuit design.
  • Bootstrapping is a form of positive feedback in analog circuit design.
  • Mostek's first contract was from Burroughs, a $400 contract for circuit design.

circuit court judge

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • From 1837 through 1839, he was a circuit court judge based in Springfield.
  • Three years later, he was appointed a circuit court judge for the six-county area of the Platte Purchase.
  • She resigned from the office in July 2009 in order to be appointed as a circuit court judge for Multnomah County.

electronic circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The dynamics of a circuit resemble the flow of signals through an electronic circuit.
  • Such a junction could therefore form a component of a nanotube-based electronic circuit.
  • A network that contains active electronic components is known as an "electronic circuit".

vaudeville circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Beginning around 1890 Diamond toured the nation as a singer of popular tin pan alley songs on the vaudeville circuit.
  • Determined to become a professional entertainer, Harkreader first toured as a fiddler for the Loew vaudeville circuit.
  • He toured the vaudeville circuit and, after Cole's 1911 death, began a successful tour with Charles Hart and Tom Brown.
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