Meaning of CIRCUIT in English

CIRCUIT

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

analogue computer/circuit/technology

circuit board

circuit breaker

circuit court

circuit training

closed circuit television

integrated circuit

printed circuit

rubber chicken circuit

She is in demand on the rubber chicken circuit.

short circuit

the comedy circuit/scene (= all the people, places etc involved in providing comedy )

She became a major star on the international comedy circuit.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

closed

Estimates have now been obtained to install a closed circuit television system in both the Myles Meehan and the Long Gallery.

Not in person, but via a closed circuit television screen that fills an entire wall.

Obtaining the necessary, sometimes expensive, special equipment such as closed circuit television takes time and persistence.

The trial made legal history when child witnesses gave evidence using closed circuit television cameras.

It is a simple closed circuit television system, a video camera photographing a speech being rolled beneath it.

I turned our closed circuit cameras on to the flag-wavers and they appeared on the huge screens above the stage.

complete

Integrated circuits are so-called because they are manufactured as complete circuits.

Fig 4. Complete circuit diagram for the Tie Pulser.

We ran around a complete circuit before the first barrier came upon us.

The complete circuit of the capacitance range extender is shown in Fig. 1.

You do a complete circuit , left or right depending on wind, and then you can go where you want.

Fig. 14: complete circuit diagram in three parts.

Fig. 2. Complete circuit diagram for the Vehicle Watchdog.

electrical

The system we consider is the electrical circuit shown in Fig. 24.5.

This is a truth dependent on the situation as it was - there was no adhoc electrical circuit and so on.

An electrical short circuit started the fire, they think.

All the electrical circuits and computer systems are thoroughly checked, along with the guidance systems and the life-support components.

A report is awaited on the entire electrical circuit and plans to improve sound amplification are in hand.

Unfortunately, the candle had untoward consequences: it ignited the plastic and started a small fire in the electrical circuits .

Essential electrical circuits have no back-up.

Torture King places a circular fluorescent light bulb on his head and touches an open electrical circuit .

electronic

I/C Integrated Circuit An electronic circuit on a single chip.

Within a year or two of Obernetics's publication, electronic control circuits revolutionized industry.

Is to be distinguished from the implementation, in which electronic circuits are designed to realize an architecture.

This, in fact, is what engineers do when they devise electronic control circuits to guide spaceships or steer robot arms.

Information is held temporarily in electronic circuits and is lost whenever the computer is turned off.

Any movement detected by the sensor is signalled to the electronic switching circuit which automatically turns on the lights.

Brains are not designed like electronic circuits , with easily identified separate components that can be taken out independently.

Its biggest uses are in industrial cleaning for degreasing engineering parts and electronic circuit boards.

integrated

For example, the degree in Microelectronics requires emphasis on integrated circuit design, integrated circuit fabrication and systems applications.

During the 1950S the United States established a lead in transistors and then in early integrated circuits .

This firm has been designing precision assembly robots to make integrated circuits for the past decade.

The silicon microchip and integrated circuit followed similar if shorter processes from invention to commercial realization.

The simplest integrated circuit consists of three layers, one of which is made of semiconductor material.

The final stage of circuit board construction is to insert the integrated circuit IC1 with the identification notch next to the mercury switch.

The patterns formed by the processes of etching and/or evaporation of the conductor make the electrical circuitry of the integrated circuit .

international

It was still perfectly possible to remain on the international cocktail circuit .

printed

Complete circuit diagram for the Quick Prom interface Fig. 4. printed circuit board component layout and full size copper foil master pattern.

Generally, however, printed circuit boards will be protected, through their preparatory drawings, by copyright.

Mrs Pearce is a manager in an electronics business, making printed circuits .

Users also seem to play an important role in silicon based semi-conductors and electronic sub-assemblies on printed circuits .

The effluent includes acids, alkalis and industrial solvents, many of them byproducts of making printed circuit boards.

Take off the cover and a single skilfully laid out, screened ground plane, printed circuit board is revealed.

Fig 5. Printed circuit board component layout and full size copper foil master pattern for the Tie Pulser.

Sensitive Approach Fortunately it is possible to produce printed circuit boards using a readily available light-sensitive process.

professional

Almost instinctively, people worried that so outstanding a year might tempt Helen to switch at once to the professional circuit .

But her early surge soon gave way to predictable ring-rust after five years off the professional circuit .

The very pinnacle of the sport is the Olympic Games and the world professional circuit .

The Bodicote based player becomes one of only seven women to join the professional circuit .

racing

Read in studio Hard-hit farmers have discovered a new way to make money ... by turning their fields into racing circuits .

Competitors had to drive around the country's top racing circuits within the five-day time period.

He recruits young drivers from their results on the karting and lower formula racing circuit .

Sainz produced a typically uncompromising display in his Toyota Celica around the stately homes and racing circuits of the north Midlands.

Brands Hatch, the famous racing circuit , is a fifteen-minute drive away.

short

And that's despite the fact they have attracted the best short circuit entry of the year.

There was a short circuit Wednesday night on the side of the Cal State Northridge gym where the scoreboard is controlled.

The fire was reported to have been caused by a wiring short circuit .

There is no shortcut to human fulfillment for men-just the short circuit of impotence.

An electrical short circuit started the fire, they think.

Pedantry and intellectual theorising were not Basil's stock-in-trade; all such, he seemed to short circuit .

Farmer's commitment to a mainland racing programme will restrict his racing at home to short circuits , when time will permit.

Capacitor C2 is included to reduce the gain at d.c. to unity whilst appearing as a short circuit to a.c. signals.

simple

This is achieved by the use of a simple 555 timer circuit .

A simple diode clamping circuit provided the activation function, limiting the voltage to /-Vclamp.

Such simple circuits control many types of missile - radar seekers and heat seekers, for example.

A schematic version of this relatively simple circuit is shown in Figure 9.2.

The simplest integrated circuit consists of three layers, one of which is made of semiconductor material.

It is a simple closed circuit television system, a video camera photographing a speech being rolled beneath it.

■ NOUN

board

Printed circuit boards can now be completed in a single pass with assembly involving only two board components.

The brain is not a printed circuit board .

Their many satisfied customers include gas and electricity companies, motor manufacturers, circuit board makers and steam railway maintenance organisations.

Morrison said Apple had recently discovered flawed chips on the computers' main circuit boards could make them freeze up.

The keypads, he says, often break because fatigue fractures appear in the circuit boards of phones.

They regarded its motherboard, the main circuit board , as a beautiful work of art.

Place the circuit board and batteries inside the case and clip the l.e.d. into its holder.

The effluent includes acids, alkalis and industrial solvents, many of them byproducts of making printed circuit boards .

breaker

Always use a circuit breaker for added safety.

Investigators found faulty wiring leading to the pool and no updated circuit breakers that might have saved her life.

You can, as a matter of course, help to protect yourself from electric shocks by using a circuit breaker .

Zahner attributed that, in part, to the circuit breaker system installed to prevent a repeat of the crash of 1987.

The circuit breakers kicked in at 11: 35 a. m. Monday, closing the markets for 30 minutes.

One hour later, the circuit breakers shut down the markets for the rest of the day.

Even when the installation has been undertaken by an expert, the inclusion of a circuit breaker is a wise precaution.

For added safety, we will fit miniature circuit breakers to provide reliable and easily operated protection when using any electrical equipment.

court

The Act of 1868 does not except from that jurisdiction any cases but appeals from circuit courts under the Act of 1867.

His petition for a writ of habeas corpus was denied by the circuit court .

Why was he not delivered to the circuit court of Indiana to be proceeded against according to law?

And soon after this military tribunal was ended, the circuit court met, peacefully transacted its business, and adjourned.

diagram

Complete circuit diagram for the Tie Pulser.

Complete circuit diagram of the Class-A Headphone Amplifier Fig. 2.

Complete circuit diagram for the Quick Prom interface Fig. 4. printed circuit board component layout and full size copper foil master pattern.

The database contains failure history information and the graphics interface allows circuit diagrams and drawings to be displayed.

Technical sales literature often contains important data such as circuit diagrams and explanations on how improvements have been effected.

Alternative rectifier circuit diagram to suit centre-tapped transformers.

Also labels the components on your drawing as per your circuit diagram and retain for future reference.

The assembly of this, used in conjunction with the circuit diagram , should give no problems.

judge

John Devaux, who became a Recorder and head of chambers in 1989, has been appointed a circuit judge .

The Masai, Tepilit, is standing handcuffed between two policemen in the dock as the circuit judge enters.

When we were called, we went and sat in front of the circuit judge , Shanti sitting on my knee.

I had a circuit judge so everywhere he went I had to follow.

lecture

Both the Harvard and Caltech groups took their maps on the lecture circuit , giving talks at scattered conferences and universities.

television

Estimates have now been obtained to install a closed circuit television system in both the Myles Meehan and the Long Gallery.

Not in person, but via a closed circuit television screen that fills an entire wall.

Obtaining the necessary, sometimes expensive, special equipment such as closed circuit television takes time and persistence.

The trial made legal history when child witnesses gave evidence using closed circuit television cameras.

It is a simple closed circuit television system, a video camera photographing a speech being rolled beneath it.

For example, closed circuit television gives the helmsman a view of the engine compartment and of the aft deck of the boat.

tennis

David Whitehead, director of International 35s, a tennis circuit for ex-Grand Slam and Wimbledon players, organizes tailor-made tournaments.

■ VERB

build

One day, the team hopes, it will be possible to build tiny circuits atom by atom.

For example, an upstream team might be building circuit assemblies that a downstream team installs in a finished subcomponent.

Andrea Doyle, who became the tour's new executive director last August, has worked furiously to build up the circuit .

Have you heard about the two students in California who were building circuit boards in their garage?

After building the circuit , connect the battery.

No additional components are needed to build this circuit .

Think the operation through before actually building the circuit .

close

The pressure to close or rebuild the circuit increased rapidly following complaints from drivers about its safety standards.

Can we expect a major shift to closed circuit ?

design

Brains are not designed like electronic circuits , with easily identified separate components that can be taken out independently.

integrate

The sort of integrated circuit being used was a pale shadow of the microprocessors that are manufactured today.

A closed loop is a self-contained unit that has no identifiable beginning or end, like a circle or an integrated circuit .

Many researchers are investigating ways to build neural networks directly in integrated circuits .

print

The brain is not a printed circuit board.

Then I made printed circuits for Gulton Industries.

use

That current can be used by computer circuits without any further treatment.

The machines, using highspeed digital circuits and a punched-card format, were the forerunners of the modern computer.

I could tour it just like a normal album but I could use the art circuit as kind of a base audience.

Invertebrates sometimes use local circuits in the periphery, but many actions demand an integrated response of many parts of the body.

Always use a circuit breaker for added safety.

Operation of the D-type bistable may be illustrated using the circuit shown in Fig. 10.

You can, as a matter of course, help to protect yourself from electric shocks by using a circuit breaker.

Readers require precision timings, perhaps for other purposes, should use an alternative circuit .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Gund did a circuit around the ice rink.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Even when the installation has been undertaken by an expert, the inclusion of a circuit breaker is a wise precaution.

He intends to push the record to over 9000 miles by walking another 2000 miles to complete the circuit .

I have done the circuit many times before, but always with sitting in the co-pilots seat.

It searched its memories, and the logic circuits made their decisions, according to the orders given them long ago.

It therefore reproduces the linear small-signal response of any four-terminal network and is appropriately referred to as the Z-parameter equivalent circuit .

The checking procedure is something that can be achieved much more rapidly than finding the Hamiltonian circuit in the first place.

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