circuit (plural circuits)
- The act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth around the sun.
- The circumference of, or distance around, any space; the measure of a line around an area.
- The circuit or compass of Ireland is 1,800 miles. J. Stow.
- That which encircles anything, as a ring or crown.
- The space enclosed within a circle, or within limits.
- 1592: "Fondling," she saith, "since I have hemm"d thee here Within the circuit of this ivory pale, I"ll be a park, and thou shalt be my deer: Feed where thou wilt, on mountain, or in dale; Graze on my lips; and if those hills be dry, Stray lower, where the pleasant fountains lie. â€” William Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis, Stanza 39, line 229.
- A circuit wide inclosed with goodliest trees. Milton.
- A regular or appointed journeying from place to place in the exercise of one"s calling, as of a judge, or a preacher.
- (Law) A certain division of a state or country, established by law for a judge or judges to visit, for the administration of justice.
- (Methodist Church) A district in which an itinerant preacher labors.
- (Obsolete) Circumlocution.
- Thou hast used no circuit of words. --Huloet.
7 letters in word "circuit": C C I I R T U.
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