Definition of 'circuit'
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Another option would be to join the international political circuit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bangladesh has long been the least desirable tour on the international circuit, while the major nations also know home matches against them are less likely to sell. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The two men complete the circuit and prepare to go home. Coming Off Tranquillizers and Sleeping Pills (1991)He has become friends with a lot of people on the track circuit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The nature of the circuit also makes it one of the most tiring tracks we race at. Times, Sunday Times (2012)After one circuit rest for one minute. The Sun (2016)The lightning had struck outdoor cables and blown the entire house electrical circuit. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One good with wires and rubber and circuit boards and mirrors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These works catapulted him onto the international touring circuit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That is almost twice the annual salary of a circuit judge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or will it be the lecture circuit? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The jockeys set out to complete three circuits of the cobbled surround. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It uses the skin as a conductor to complete an electrical circuit. Technology Basic Facts (1990)At the moment computer chips have to be wired together into a circuit board. The Sun (2013)The snag is that the international cricket circuit rolls on ceaselessly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is more talkative on the lucrative lecture circuit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is used for systems such as electrical circuits. Computers Basic Facts (1983)The ambience is already great before you get to the circuit and the track itself is just phenomenal. The Sun (2014)The chairman of the body charged with appointing judges feels unfairly under fire over a shortage of circuit judges. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And that's given the slower motors on the circuit the chance to catch up. The Sun (2013)It's simply a matter of pulling out one printed circuit board and inserting another by hand. Total Customer Service (The Ultimate Weapon) (1990)The twisting street circuit makes it like no other track, with the lowest average top speed of the year. The Sun (2014)It is like the ones that you get on aircraft, only with a small circuit board over one eye. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That race is over a single circuit of this course but it's not impossible that he will last this longer distance. The Sun (2013)Make your own model aircraft or ride on the miniature train as it circuits its 100ft track at this exhibition of engines and aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Races will be held on the motor racing circuit and on surrounding roads - see map, right. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'circuit'
British English: circuit /ˈsɜːkɪt/ NOUN
An electrical circuit is a complete route which an electric current can flow around.
The electrical circuit was broken.
- American English: circuit
- Arabic: دَائِرَة كَهْرَبائِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: circuito
- Chinese: 电路
- Croatian: strujni krug
- Czech: obvod
- Danish: kredsløb
- Dutch: circuit
- European Spanish: circuito
- Finnish: piiri virtapiiri
- French: circuit
- German: Umkreis
- Greek: κύκλωμα
- Italian: circuito
- Japanese: 一周
- Korean: 회로
- Norwegian: krets
- Polish: obwód
- European Portuguese: circuito
- Romanian: circuit
- Russian: электрическая цепь
- Spanish: circuito
- Swedish: bana idrott
- Thai: วงจร
- Turkish: devre
- Ukrainian: електричне коло
- Vietnamese: mạch
Definition of circuit from the Collins English Dictionary
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