Need another word that means the same as “circuit”? Find 17 synonyms and 30 related words for “circuit” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Circuit” are: electric circuit, tour, racing circuit, circle, lap, circumference, turn, round, orbit, revolution, loop, track, racetrack, running track, course, tour of duty, rounds
Circuit as a Noun
Definitions of "Circuit" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “circuit” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A roughly circular line, route, or movement that starts and finishes at the same place.
- The boundary line encompassing an area or object.
- A track used for motor racing, horse racing, or athletics.
- (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.
- An established itinerary of events or venues used for a particular activity, typically involving sport or public performance.
- Movement once around a course.
- A system of electrical conductors and components forming an electrical circuit.
- An electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow.
- A chain of theatres or cinemas under a single management.
- A complete and closed path around which a circulating electric current can flow.
- A series of athletic exercises performed consecutively in one training session.
- A racetrack for automobile races.
- A journey or route all the way around a particular place or area.
- A district administered or formerly administered by travelling judges.
- An established itinerary of venues or events that a particular group of people travel to.
- A regular journey made by a judge around a particular district to hear cases in court.
- 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 circ.
- A group of local Methodist Churches forming an administrative unit.
Synonyms of "Circuit" as a noun (17 Words)
|circle||Something approximating the shape of a circle.|
She was pale and rather beautiful with dark circles around deep exhausted eyes.
|circumference||The boundary line encompassing an area or object.|
A danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe.
|course||(construction) a layer of masonry.|
The course was less than a mile.
|electric circuit||A car that is powered by electricity.|
|lap||The part of an item of clothing especially a skirt or dress covering the lap.|
The lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches.
|loop||An intrauterine device in the shape of a loop.|
Make a loop in the twine.
|orbit||One complete circuit round an orbited body.|
The satellite will complete one orbit every 12 hours.
|racing circuit||The sport of engaging in contests of speed.|
|revolution||A single orbit of one object around another or about an axis or centre.|
The industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution.
|round||A partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time.|
A round of golf takes about 4 hours.
|rounds||A serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic.|
The doctor made his rounds.
|running track||The act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track.|
|tour||(in golf, tennis, and other sports) the annual round of events in which top professionals compete.|
She joined the Royal Shakespeare Company on tour.
|tour of duty||A journey or route all the way around a particular place or area.|
|track||The act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track.|
The track of an animal.
|turn||A place where a road meets or branches off another a turning.|
You gave us quite a turn.
Usage Examples of "Circuit" as a noun
- The judge makes a circuit of the courts in his district.
- Control circuits.
- The international tennis circuit.
- Circuit training.
- The maximum number of light fittings on a circuit is twelve.
- Hockenheim was a fast circuit but was regarded as one of the safest.
- The alternative cabaret circuit.
- We took a quick circuit of the park.
- A circuit judge.
- I ran a circuit of the village.
- A ten-day coach circuit of the island.
- The company also bought cinema circuits in Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.
- She's a familiar name on the club circuit.
- The six circuits of England and Wales replaced the old system of assizes.
- The success of any chapel or Methodist circuit depended on the minister.
- On the lecture circuit.
Associations of "Circuit" (30 Words)
|arc||Form an arch or curve.|
His transformation provides the emotional arc of the story.
|behavior||Behavioral attributes the way a person behaves toward other people.|
The behavior of small particles can be studied in experiments.
|bulbous||Shaped like a bulb.|
The bulbous buttercup.
|circle||Form a circle around.|
He paced away from her then circled back.
|compass||Drafting instrument used for drawing circles.|
This region had within its compass many types of agriculture.
|concentric||Having a common center.|
A universe consisting of concentric spheres or layers.
|conical||Having the shape of a cone.|
|convex||Curving or bulging outward.|
A convex lens.
|diameter||A transverse measurement of something; width or thickness.|
|ellipse||A regular oval shape, traced by a point moving in a plane so that the sum of its distances from two other points (the foci) is constant, or resulting when a cone is cut by an oblique plane which does not intersect the base.|
The sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant.
|ellipticity||The degree of deviation from circularity (or sphericity).|
|epicycle||An epicycle used to describe planetary orbits in the Ptolemaic system.|
|globose||Having the shape of a sphere or ball- Zane Grey.|
The cells are generally globose.
|helical||Having the shape or form of a helix; spiral.|
|hemisphere||A half of the celestial sphere.|
The left hemisphere plays a dominant role in the comprehension of language.
|homocentric||Having a common center.|
|mechanism||A contrivance in the plot of a literary work.|
The mechanism of infection.
|pivot||A movement in which the player holding the ball may move in any direction with one foot while keeping the other the pivot foot in contact with the floor.|
The pivot of community life was the chapel.
|radius||The bone in a vertebrate s foreleg or a bird s wing that corresponds to the radius in a human being.|
There are plenty of local pubs within a two mile radius.
|revolve||Treat as the most important element.|
The earth revolves around the sun.
|rotary||A rotary machine engine or device.|
There is an output level rotary for overall volume setting.
|rotunda||A building having a circular plan and a dome.|
A rotonda that exits on four roads into Greater Manila.
He could move quickly despite his round physique.
|shaped||Shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass as by work or effort.|
An enclosed back garden with a shaped lawn.
|sphere||Enclose in or as if in a sphere.|
The room was littered with books maps and spheres.
|spherical||Of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere.|
|surround||Surround so as to force to give up.|
He loves to surround himself with family and friends.
|tour||Take a performer production etc on tour.|
He toured in America and Europe.
|tripping||Characterized by a buoyant rhythm.|
A tripping singing measure.