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electric circuit

circuit (def 9a).
Origin of electric circuit
1760-70 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for electric circuit
  • The other arm carries a wire coil attached to an electric circuit-in other words, an electromagnet.
  • It consists of a fine wire connected to an electric circuit.
  • The necessary electrons are drawn through an electric circuit external to the cell, creating the electrical generation.
  • Calibration of capacitance probe sensors using electric circuit theory.
  • So if you touch an electric circuit and the ground at the same time, you will become electricity's easiest path.
  • The radiation, usually infrared and visible, emitted by a heated wire reduces the efficiency of an electric circuit.
  • The electric circuit is completed by using the chamber wall as the cathode.
  • The cards were fed into the counting machine, where the punched holes allowed metal pins to complete an electric circuit.
British Dictionary definitions for electric circuit

electric circuit

(physics) another name for circuit (sense 3a)
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