Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun circuit

7 senses of circuit

Sense 1
circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit -- (an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow)
       => electrical device -- (a device that produces or is powered by electricity)

Sense 2
tour, circuit -- (a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area; "they took an extended tour of Europe"; "we took a quick circuit of the park"; "a ten-day coach circuit of the island")
       => journey, journeying -- (the act of traveling from one place to another)

Sense 3
circuit -- (an established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to; "she's a familiar name on the club circuit"; "on the lecture circuit"; "the judge makes a circuit of the courts in his district"; "the international tennis circuit")
       => path, route, itinerary -- (an established line of travel or access)

Sense 4
circumference, circuit -- (the boundary line encompassing an area or object; "he had walked the full circumference of his land"; "a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe")
       => boundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, mete -- (a line that indicates a boundary)

Sense 5
circuit -- ((law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations); one of the twelve groups of states in the United States that is covered by a particular circuit court of appeals)
       => group, grouping -- (any number of entities (members) considered as a unit)

Sense 6
racing circuit, circuit -- (a racetrack for automobile races)
       => racetrack, racecourse, raceway, track -- (a course over which races are run)

Sense 7
lap, circle, circuit -- (movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance")
       => locomotion, travel -- (self-propelled movement)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb circuit

1 sense of circuit

Sense 1
circuit -- (make a circuit; "They were circuiting about the state")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

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