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1. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow.

Synonyms

  • delay line
  • thermionic tube
  • data link
  • open circuit
  • condenser
  • electrical shunt
  • vacuum tube
  • feedback circuit
  • capacitor
  • resonator
  • shunt
  • T-network
  • closed circuit
  • tube
  • tank circuit
  • wiring
  • electrical device
  • computer circuit
  • pulse timing circuit
  • electric circuit
  • feedback loop
  • short circuit
  • bridged-T
  • electrical circuit
  • clipper
  • electron tube
  • limiter
  • short
  • squelch circuit
  • electronic equipment
  • thermionic vacuum tube
  • bridge circuit
  • choke coil
  • link
  • flip-flop
  • thermionic valve
  • choking coil
  • series circuit
  • relay
  • resistance
  • choke
  • bypass
  • squelcher
  • squelch
  • resistor
  • resonant circuit
  • loop
  • electrical condenser
  • bridge
  • capacitance

Antonyms

  • closed circuit
  • retentive
  • mindful
  • unbreakable

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Circuit

  • turcott

How do you pronounce circuit?

Pronounce circuit as ˈsərkət.

US - How to pronounce circuit in American English

UK - How to pronounce circuit in British English

How to spell circuit? Is it sericite? Or circuito? Common misspellings are:

  • sericite
  • circuito

Sentences with circuit


1. Noun, singular or mass
You should also turn the power off via the circuit breaker box.

Quotes about circuit


1. Tell all the Truth but tell it slant--Success in Circuit liesToo bright for our infirm DelightThe Truth's superb surpriseAs Lightning to the Children easedWith explanation kindThe Truth must dazzle graduallyOr every man be blind--
- Emily Dickinson

2. He had no money and no home; he lived entirely on the road of the racing circuit, sleeping in empty stalls, carrying with him only a saddle, his rosary, and his books....The books were the closest thing he had to furniture, and he lived in them the way other men live in easy chairs.
- Laura Hillenbrand, Seabiscuit: An American Legend

2. short-circuit

verb. hamper the progress of; impede.

Synonyms

  • cross
  • thwart
  • bilk
  • queer
  • scotch
  • spoil
  • frustrate
  • foil

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • stay in place
  • validate
  • consume

3. short-circuit

verb. avoid something unpleasant or laborious.

Synonyms

  • avoid
  • go around
  • bypass

Antonyms

  • good-natured
  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold

4. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area.

Synonyms

  • journeying
  • grand tour
  • package holiday
  • package tour
  • walkabout
  • pub crawl
  • whistle-stop tour
  • tour
  • itineration

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • sufficient
  • courteous
  • provident

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] the boundary line encompassing an area or object.

Synonyms

  • borderline
  • delimitation
  • boundary line
  • border
  • circumference

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive
  • unclog
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] movement once around a course.

Synonyms

  • lap
  • locomotion
  • lap of honour
  • circle
  • victory lap
  • travel

Antonyms

  • anode
  • walk
  • tall
  • high

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] a racetrack for automobile races.

Synonyms

  • racecourse
  • track
  • raceway
  • racing circuit

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • detach
  • dissociate
  • separation

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] (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.

Synonyms

  • grouping

Antonyms

  • disconnectedness
  • willingness

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] an established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to.

Synonyms

  • route
  • path

Antonyms

  • be well
  • stimulate
  • deprive

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. circuit

verb. ['ˈsɝːkət'] make a circuit.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • confront
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • untie

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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