: a usually circular line encompassing an area
- a swamp about 10 miles in circuit
: the space enclosed within such a line
- the circuit of the duke's land
: a course around a periphery
- the periodic circuit of the Earth around the Sun
: a circuitous or indirect route
- The damaged bridge forced him to take a long circuit to his destination.
: a regular tour (as by a traveling judge or preacher) around an assigned district or territory
- The preacher ministered to each congregation in his circuit.
: the route traveled
- His circuit took him to many towns in the county.
: a group of church congregations ministered to by one pastor
: 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
: an association of similar groups : league
: a number or series of public outlets (such as theaters, radio shows, or arenas) offering the same kind of presentation
- He loved competing on the rodeo circuit.
- She rose through the theater circuit to become a big-time entertainer.
: a number of similar social gatherings