Definitions of circuit

  1. To travel around.
  2. To move in a circle; to go round; to circulate.
  3. make a circuit; " They were circuiting about the state"
  4. a racetrack for automobile races
  5. To move in a circle; to go round.
  6. movement once around a course; " he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
  7. ( 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
  8. 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"
  9. The act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth round the sun.
  10. The circumference of, or distance round, any space; the measure of a line round an area.
  11. That which encircles anything, as a ring or crown.
  12. A regular or appointed journeying from place to place in the exercise of one's calling, as of a judge, or a preacher.
  13. A district in which an itinerant preacher labors.
  14. The act of going round anything; the arrangement by which an electrical current is kept up between the two poles of a battery or machine; the path of the electric current; circumference; compass; a route over which one passes regularly at intervals; a district, within certain boundaries, as that assigned to a judge.
  15. Round travelled over; surrounding region.
  16. A passing or traveling round; distance around; district traveled over.
  17. The entire course of an electric current.
  18. The act of moving or passing round; way round about; the space enclosed in a circle, or within certain limits; that which encircles, or the boundary; the periodical visitation of a judge or judges for holding assizes; the district in which they administer justice.
  19. The act of moving or passing round; the space enclosed by a circle; a ring; the journey of the judges in holding courts in different parts of a country.