: 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
: to make a circuit about
a route that circuits the Back Bay section of the city
: to make a circuit
Potential buyers circuited around the boatyard.
Last Updated: 18 Sep 2022
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