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Another word for circuit

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Noun
  1. A line around a closed figure or area

    See also:

    edge

  2. A closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

      1. A group of people:
      2. A strip or ring of wood, metal, rubber, etc. fastened around something, as to bind or tie it together
      3. A simple ungrooved ring, especially a wedding ring.
      1. A series or process that finishes at its starting point or continuously repeats itself; a cycle.
      2. (Logic) A vicious circle.
      3. Anything shaped like a circle, as a circular road, a ring, a crown, or a halo
      1. A thin, flat, circular thing of any material
      2. A thin, flat, circular plate coated with ferromagnetic particles, on which computer data can be stored
      3. A round, flattened structure in a plant or animal, such as an intervertebral disk.
      1. A circular or spiral motion; whirl; revolution
      2. A circular or spiral motion or form, especially a circular ocean current.
      3. A circular or spiral form; ring or vortex
      1. A surname for a maker of rings as jewelry or as in harness.
      2. A circular band used for carrying, holding, or containing something:
      3. Annual ring
      1. A steering wheel for controlling the rudder of a ship, often one with spokes that project beyond the rim for use as handles
      2. Something resembling such a disk or ring in appearance or movement or having a wheel as its principal part or characteristic, as:
      3. A solid disk or a rigid circular ring connected by spokes to a hub, designed to turn around an axle passed through the center.
      1. A small globe with a cross on top, as a symbol of royal power
      2. (Archaic) Something of circular form; a circle or orbit.
      3. One of a series of concentric transparent spheres thought by ancient and medieval astronomers to revolve about the earth and carry the celestial bodies.
    See also:

    geometry

  3. A course, process, or journey that ends where it began or repeats itself

      1. A series or process that finishes at its starting point or continuously repeats itself; a cycle.
      2. A plane figure bounded by a single curved line, every point of which is equally distant from the point at the center of the figure
      3. A circular or nearly circular course, circuit, or orbit:
      1. The aggregate of traditional poems or stories organized around a central theme or hero:
      2. A period of time within which a round of regularly recurring events or phenomena is completed
      3. (Elec.) One complete period of the reversal of an alternating current from positive to negative and back again
      1. A stable quantum state of an electron (or other particle) in motion around an atomic nucleus.
      2. One complete revolution of such a body.
      3. The path followed by a celestial body or artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to the force of gravity. Orbits are nearly elliptical or circular in shape and are very closely approximated by Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
      1. A round dance.
      2. One drink for each person in a gathering or group:
      3. A complete course, succession, or series:
      1. A group organized for such a trip or for a shorter sightseeing excursion.
      2. A turn or shift of work; esp., a period of duty or military service at a single place
      3. Any trip, as for inspection; round; circuit; specif., a trip, as by a theatrical company or speaker, to give performances, lectures, etc. at a number of cities
      1. One of a series of such opportunities accorded people in succession or in scheduled order:
      2. (Golf) The midway point of a round, usually after the ninth hole
      3. A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
    See also:

    repetition

  4. Circular movement around a point or about an axis

      1. Movement in a circle or circuit, especially the movement of blood through bodily vessels as a result of the heart's pumping action.
      2. ​The movement of the blood in the blood-vascular system, by which it is brought into close relations with almost every living elementary constituent. Also the movement of the sap in the vessels and tissues of plants.
      3. ​The act of moving in a circle, or in a course which brings the moving body to the place where its motion began.
      1. A fold, twist, or spiral
      2. A circuitous course or form
      3. Revolution, rotation or gyration around an axis
      1. The act of gyrating; circular or spiral motion
      2. One of the whorls of a spiral univalve shell.
      3. The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center; a circular or spiral motion; motion about an axis; rotation; revolution.
      1. The time taken for a body to go around an orbit and return to its original position
      2. Orbital motion about a point, especially as distinguished from axial rotation:
      3. A sudden or momentous change in a situation:
      1. Regular and uniform variation in a sequence or series:
      2. A single complete cycle of such motion.
      3. The act or process of turning around a center or an axis:
      1. The act of turning around; complete or partial rotation, as of a wheel; revolution
      2. A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
      3. The act of turning or the condition of being turned; rotation or revolution.
      1. A turning about; circular, rotating, or revolving movement; specif., a turning movement as of troops or ships in line, with one end of the line as the pivot; also, any pivoting movement like this, as of dancers
      2. A military maneuver executed in order to change the direction of movement of a formation, as of troops or ships, in which the formation is maintained while the outer unit describes an arc and the inner or center unit remains stationary as a pivot.
      3. The act or process of turning; revolution or rotation.
      1. A state of confusion; a tumult:
      2. A round of parties, etc., one after another
      3. (Informal) A brief or experimental try:
  5. An area regularly covered, as by a policeman or reporter

      1. A variable unit of time measuring a pause taken by an actor, as for dramatic effect.
      2. (Ballet) A movement in which one leg is brought in contact with the other or both legs are brought together in the air
      3. A habitual path or round of duty
      1. One drink for each person in a gathering or group:
      2. A round dance.
      3. A complete course, succession, or series:
      1. A road, way, or course for traveling; esp., a highway
      2. A fixed course or territory assigned to a salesperson or delivery person.
      3. A road, course, or way for travel from one place to another:
    See also:

    territory

  6. A group of athletic teams that play each other

      1. The act of associating or the state of being associated.
      2. An organization of persons having common interests, purposes, etc.; society; league
      3. A correlation or causal connection:
      1. A national or district association of Mennonite or certain other Protestant churches
      2. A national or regional association, as of colleges or their athletic teams
      3. (Sports) An association of teams.
      1. A class or level of competition:
      2. (Sports) An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves.
      3. An association or alliance of individuals, groups, or nations formed by such a covenant
      1. (Comput.) A sequence of program instructions that are repeatedly executed until certain conditions are reached
      2. A segment of film or magnetic tape whose ends are joined, making a strip that can be continuously replayed.
      3. A system consisting of a series of operations or activities in which each depends on the outcome of the previous one; esp., such a system in which the result of a later operation affects an earlier operation, providing continuous feedback
    See also:

    group

Another word for circuit

Noun
      1. A part of a meal served as a unit at one time:
      2. (Sports) A designated route or area on which a race is held:
      3. A typical, natural, or customary manner of proceeding or developing:
      1. (Sports & Games) A unit of play that occupies a specified time, constitutes a certain number of plays, or allows each player a turn, especially the 18-hole sequence played in golf or one of the periods in a boxing match.
      2. A complete course, succession, or series:
      3. Movement in a circular course or about an axis
      1. (Sports, chiefly cricket and rugby) A trip taken to another country in which several matches are played.
      2. Any trip, as for inspection; round; circuit; specif., a trip, as by a theatrical company or speaker, to give performances, lectures, etc. at a number of cities
      3. A turn or shift of work; esp., a period of duty or military service at a single place
      1. The more or less circular figure formed by a line, thread, wire, etc. that curves back to cross itself
      2. The opening formed by such a doubled line.
      3. A length of line, thread, ribbon, or other thin material that is curved or doubled over making an opening.
      1. A stable quantum state of an electron (or other particle) in motion around an atomic nucleus.
      2. One complete revolution of such a body.
      3. The path followed by a celestial body or artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to the force of gravity. Orbits are nearly elliptical or circular in shape and are very closely approximated by Kepler's laws of planetary motion.
      1. Orbital motion about a point, especially as distinguished from axial rotation:
      2. One complete turn of such a rotating body, shaft, etc.
      3. The time taken for a body to go around an orbit and return to its original position
      1. A circuit or circumference
      2. Sphere or scope, as of influence.
      3. (Archaic) An external boundary; a circuit.
      1. The line bounding a circle, a rounded surface, or an area suggesting a circle
      2. The distance measured by this line
      1. An outside surface, esp. that of a rounded object or body
      2. A line that forms the boundary of an area; a perimeter.
      3. A boundary line, esp. that of a rounded figure; perimeter
      1. (Mil.) A boundary strip where defenses are set up
      2. (Mathematics) A closed line bounding a plane area.
      3. The length of such a line.
      1. The action of a person or thing that turns
      2. The art or process of shaping things on or as on a lathe
      3. A deviation from a straight course; a turn.
      1. A place, as in a road or path, where a change in direction occurs; a curve:
      2. A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
      3. A change or reversal of course or direction
      1. (Math.) A continuous series of points, or the path of a moving point, thought of as having length but not breadth, specif., such a series or path when perfectly straight
      2. A group of persons or things arranged in a row or series:
      3. A course of progress or movement; a route:
      1. A series or process that finishes at its starting point or continuously repeats itself; a cycle.
      2. A plane figure bounded by a single curved line, every point of which is equally distant from the point at the center of the figure
      3. The line bounding such a figure; circumference
      1. Moving air, especially a natural and perceptible movement of air parallel to or along the ground.
      2. Breath or the power of breathing
      3. A single turn, twist, or curve.
      1. An adjustable instrument consisting of two arms connected at one end by a hinge, with typically one arm having a pencil or pen attached to its other end and the other arm ending in a point: used for drawing arcs and circles, measuring distances on a map, etc.
      2. (Archaic) A circuit; course
      3. An enclosing line or boundary; a circumference:
      1. A route used when the direct or regular route is closed to traffic
      2. A deviation from a direct course of action.
      3. A roundabout way or course, especially a road used temporarily instead of a main route.
      1. One complete turn of something wound
      2. A single turn of this
      3. A sinuous path or course
      1. Rotation; spin, turn, twirl, etc.
      2. A rock-and-roll dance popular in the 1960s, characterized by a twisting of the torso from side to side while standing in one place
      3. A change in direction; a turn:
      1. A surrounding substance
      2. An inscription, as around a coin or medal
      3. A circumscribed space or area
      1. The design of or a detailed plan for an electric circuit.
      2. The scheme or system of an electric circuit, or the elements making up such a circuit, as in a computer
      3. Electrical circuits considered as a group
      1. (Informal) An agreement or alliance, as between two governments, parties, companies, etc.
      2. A system or network of electrical circuits or equipment designed to operate together.
      3. A configuration of mechanical parts or devices providing a link between a supply source and a user:
      1. A course or manner of conduct, thought, or procedure
      2. A course of action or conduct:
      3. A line of movement; course taken
Verb
  1. See also:

    circle