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circuitry

[sur-ki-tree] /ˈsɜr kɪ tri/
noun
1.
the science of designing electric or electronic circuits.
2.
the circuits themselves.
3.
the components of such circuits.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; circuit + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for circuitry

circuitry

/ˈsɜːkɪtrɪ/
noun
1.
the design of an electrical circuit
2.
the system of circuits used in an electronic device
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Word Origin and History for circuitry
n.

1946, from circuit (n.)+ -ry.

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