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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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Example sentences of the word open-circuit


1. Noun Phrase
An open circuit is one that is discontinuous at a point preventing electricity from flowing through it.

2. Noun Phrase
You can test for an open circuit by testing the continuity of the circuit using a multimeter.

3. Noun Phrase
Turn off the power to the entire house before testing for open circuits.

2. 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))

3. open

verb. ['ˈoʊpən'] cause to open or to become open.

Synonyms

  • reopen
  • unlock
  • unseal
  • prise
  • open up
  • unbar
  • jimmy
  • unbolt
  • breach
  • lance
  • prize
  • lever
  • break open
  • gap
  • uncork
  • click open

Antonyms

  • lock
  • bar
  • seal
  • close
  • bolt

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. open

verb. ['ˈoʊpən'] start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • launch
  • found
  • set up

Antonyms

  • abolish
  • nonabsorbent
  • impervious
  • inhospitable

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. open

adjective. ['ˈoʊpən'] affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed.

Synonyms

  • ajar
  • wide-open

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • clothed
  • cooked

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. open

adjective. ['ˈoʊpən'] affording free passage or access.

Synonyms

  • unsealed
  • unfastened
  • yawning
  • unstoppered

Antonyms

  • sealed
  • painless
  • processed
  • experienced

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. open

adjective. ['ˈoʊpən'] with no protection or shield.

Synonyms

  • unprotected

Antonyms

  • assisted
  • covered

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. open

verb. ['ˈoʊpən'] become open.

Synonyms

  • change state
  • open up
  • fly open
  • turn

Antonyms

  • fasten
  • little
  • meager
  • accurate

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. open

verb. ['ˈoʊpən'] begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc..

Synonyms

  • start up
  • call to order
  • inaugurate
  • start
  • embark on

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • refrain
  • leave office
  • efferent

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. open

adjective. ['ˈoʊpən'] open to or in view of all.

Antonyms

  • polished

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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