printed circuit

noun

Definition of printed circuit

: a circuit for electronic apparatus made by depositing conductive material in continuous paths from terminal to terminal on an insulating surface

First Known Use of printed circuit

1946


PRINTED CIRCUIT Defined for English Language Learners

printed circuit

Definition of printed circuit for English Language Learners

  • : a circuit that uses thin strips of metal on a thin board to carry electricity


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