circuit

Part of speech: noun

A passing or traveling round; distance around; district traveled over.

Part of speech: noun

The entire course of an electric current.

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Usage examples "circuit":

  1. Resolved to make the Circuit of the Cottages, but onlie reached the first, wherein I found poor Nell in such Grief of Body and Mind, that I was avised to wait with her a long Time. - "Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary", Anne Manning.
  2. They are arc dynamos and each in turn transmits what it receives to its neighbors on the circuit. - "The Universe a Vast Electric Organism", George Woodward Warder.
  3. Jones, 3 Washington's Circuit Court Reports, 209; United States v. - "Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York", A. F. Warburton.