Meaning of CIRCUIT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ sɜ:(r)kɪt ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
An electrical circuit is a complete route which an electric current can flow around.
Any attempts to cut through the cabling will break the electrical circuit.
see also closed-circuit , short-circuit
A circuit is a series of places that are visited regularly by a person or group, especially as a part of their job.
It’s a common problem, the one I’m asked about most when I’m on the lecture circuit.
N-COUNT : usu supp N
A racing circuit is a track on which cars, motorbikes, or cycles race. ( mainly BRIT )
A circuit of a place or area is a journey all the way round it. ( FORMAL )
She made a slow circuit of the room.
N-COUNT : usu N of n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006