Meaning of CIRCUIT in English

■ noun

1》 a roughly circular line, route, or movement.

2》 Brit. a track used for motor racing, horse racing, or athletics.

3》 a system of electrical conductors and components forming a complete path around which an electric current can flow.

4》 an established series of sporting events or entertainments.

↘a series of athletic exercises performed in one training session.

↘a regular journey by a judge around a district to hear court cases.

5》 a group of Methodist Churches forming an administrative unit.

■ verb move all the way around.


ME: via OFr. from L. ~us , from circuire , var. of circumire 'go round'.

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