Meaning of CIRCUIT in English

[cir.cuit] n, often attrib [ME, fr. MF circuite, fr. L circuitus, fr. circumire, circuire to go around, fr. circum- + ire to go--more at issue] (14c) 1 a: a usu. circular line encompassing an area b: the space enclosed within such a line

2. a: a course around a periphery b: a circuitous or indirect route 3 a: a regular tour (as by a traveling judge or preacher) around an assigned district or territory b: the route traveled c: a group of church congregations ministered to by one pastor

4. a: the complete path of an electric current including usu. the source of electric energy b: an assemblage of electronic elements: hookup c: a two-way communication path between points (as in a computer)

5. a: an association of similar groups: league b: a number or series of public outlets (as theaters, radio shows, or arenas) offering the same kind of presentation c: a number of similar social gatherings "cocktail ~" -- adj

[2]circuit vt (15c): to make a circuit about ~ vi: to make a circuit

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