Meaning of CIRCUIT in English

CIRCUIT

I. noun Usage: often attributive see: issue Date: 14th century 1. a usually circular line encompassing an area, the space enclosed within such a line, 2. a course around a periphery, a ~ous or indirect route, 3. a regular tour (as by a traveling judge or preacher) around an assigned district or territory, the route traveled, a group of church congregations ministered to by one pastor, 4. the complete path of an electric current including usually the source of electric energy, an assemblage of electronic elements ; hookup , a two-way communication path between points (as in a computer), a neuronal pathway of the brain along which electrical and chemical signals travel, 5. an association of similar groups ; league , a number or series of public outlets (as theaters, radio shows, or arenas) offering the same kind of presentation, a number of similar social gatherings , ~al adjective II. verb Date: 15th century transitive verb to make a ~ about, intransitive verb to make a ~

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