circuit

noun
1 path for an electric current
ADJECTIVE
short

The lights were not working because of a short circuit.

closed
integrated, printed
electrical, electronic
VERB + CIRCUIT
build
break
complete
overload
CIRCUIT + NOUN
diagram
2 places visited by sb in a particular job, sport, etc.
ADJECTIVE
amateur, professional

Talent scouts spotted him playing on the amateur circuit.

international, world
cabaret, comedy, festival, lecture, talk-show (AmE), tennis, etc.
VERB + CIRCUIT
hit, play, tour, travel, work (all esp. AmE)

Young's film has hit the festival circuit in the US.

Now he will be free to tour the talk-show circuit.

PREPOSITION
on a/the circuit

She's a well-known figure on the international lecture circuit.

3 movement around sth
ADJECTIVE
complete
VERB + CIRCUIT
do, make

We did a complete circuit of the park in twenty minutes.

PREPOSITION
circuit of

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  • circuit — [ sirkɥi ] n. m. • 1257; circuite n. f. 1220; lat. circuitus, de circuire, circumire « faire le tour » 1 ♦ Vieilli Distance à parcourir pour faire le tour d un lieu. ⇒ contour, périmètre, pourtour, 3. tour. Le parc a quatre kilomètres de circuit …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Circuit — may mean: In science and technology Circuit theory, the theory of accomplishing work by routing electrons, gas, fluids, or other matter through a loop Pneumatic circuit Hydraulic circuit Boolean circuit circuit (computer theory) Integer circuit a …   Wikipedia

  • Circuit — Cir cuit, n. [F. circuit, fr. L. circuitus, fr. circuire or circumire to go around; circum around + ire to go.] 1. The act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth round the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Circuit TI — Circuit international d Okayama 34°54′54″N 134°13′16″E / 34.915, 134.22111 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • circuit — cir·cuit n 1 a: a route formerly taken by traveling judges b: a district established within a state or the federal judicial system see also the judicial system in the back matter 2 cap: the court of appeals for a circuit in the federal judicial… …   Law dictionary

  • circuit — CIRCUÍT, circuite, s.n. 1. Ansamblu de fire şi dispozitive bune conducătoare de electricitate care, împreună cu sursa curentului, formează un traseu închis pentru trecerea unui curent. ♢ (electron.; în sintagma) Circuit imprimat = circuit… …   Dicționar Român

  • circuit — CIRCUIT. sub. mas. (Ce mot est de trois syllabes.) Enceinte, tour. Le circuit de la Ville. Faire le circuit des murailles. Le circuit d une Province. Un grand circuit. Un long circuit. Cette Ville a une grande lieue de circuit. [b]f♛/b] On dit… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • circuit — UK US /ˈsɜːkɪt/ noun [C] ► IT a path for an electric current to flow through: »The most advanced chip technology, which uses circuits 65 nanometers apart, loses almost half of its power to leakage. »an electrical/electronic circuit → See also… …   Financial and business terms

  • circuit — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. circuit (14c.), from L. circuitus a going around, from stem of circuire, circumire go around, from circum round (see CIRCUM (Cf. circum )) + ire to go (see ION (Cf. ion)). Electrical sense is from 1 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Circuit — (engl., spr. ßörlĭt v. lat. circuitus, »Umkreis«), im engl. Gerichtswesen die Rundreise, die jeder Richter des Obergerichts (High Court of Justice) in Westminster Hall viermal im Jahre zur Abhaltung von Geschwornengerichten in den… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Circuit — Cir cuit, v. i. To move in a circle; to go round; to circulate. [Obs.] J. Philips. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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