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Synonyms for circuit

Synonyms for circuit

a line around a closed figure or area

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

a course, process, or journey that ends where it began or repeats itself

circular movement around a point or about an axis

an area regularly covered, as by a policeman or reporter

a group of athletic teams that play each other

Synonyms for circuit

a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area

an established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to

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the boundary line encompassing an area or object

(law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)

movement once around a course

make a circuit

References in classic literature ?
They were nearly exhausted, and it was only a matter of a few more circuits, when the game took on a new feature.
When they saw the naturalist advance, the pup, however, broke through all restraint, and made a swift circuit around his person, scenting the earth as he proceeded, and then, returning to his companion, he howled aloud.
My comrade, having the brand of an old offender, was executed; the young offender was spared, having obtained a reprieve, but lay starving a long while in prison, till at last she got her name into what they call a circuit pardon, and so came off.
And Barney entered into the hell of education that later won his purchaser more time than he could deliver over the best vaudeville circuits in Canada and the United States.
The Federal Circuit later reached the opposite conclusion in Mellon Bank, which involved a corporate trustee that paid management and investment advisory fees to related parties.
The team used these nanotube transistors to make the circuit revealed today.
Circuit features are becoming so small that chip makers are battling on many fronts to keep up with the pace of change (SN: 11/8/97, p.
The Ninth Circuit, where Republican John Gillespie faces Democrat Bob Wesley.
Six spectator-pedestrian bridges cross the race circuit, some up to 120 feet long.
The Seventh Circuit, using the independent investor test, concluded that the compensation paid Heitz was reasonable and deductible.
In making this determination, the Ninth Circuit expanded the knowledge standard as it applied to deduction, credit and basis cases.
Of 23 9th Circuit judges polled this year, 19 said they don't want to split up.
The outcome of any litigation would be appealable to the Ninth Circuit, so familiarity with the Coady decision (although decided under Alaska law) is also warranted.
As events have unfolded, equity prices have risen substantially over the past decade, but relatively minor changes have been made to the system of circuit breakers.
The dust-free circuit builders at Intel are working to bring an even faster chip to the market within a few years, says Howard High, an Intel spokesperson.