Circuit

Business / Construction / Circuit: The path of electrical flow from a power source through an outlet and back to ground.

Other Words for Circuit

Circuit Noun Synonyms: compass, circumference, perimeter, periphery, girth, border, boundary, edge, limit, ambit, margin, outline, confine(s), bound, pale
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Short Circuit

Business / Construction / Short Circuit: A situation that occurs when hot and neutral wires come in contact with each other. Fuses and circuit breakers protect against fire that could result from a short. MORE

Fast Time Constant (FTC) Circuit

Technology / Radar / Fast Time Constant (FTC) Circuit: An electronic circuit designed to reduce the undesirable effects of clutter. With the ftc circuit in operation, only the nearer edge of an echo having a long time duration is displayed on the radarsco MORE

Short-Circuit

Technology / Motors / Short-Circuit: A defect in a winding which causes part of the normal electrical circuit to be bypassed. This frequently results in reducing the resistance or impedance to such an extent as to cause overheating of th MORE

Circuit Board

Technology / Computers / Circuit Board: A collection of circuits on a sheet of plastic with all contacts made through a strip of pins. Usually made by chemically etching metal-coated plastic. Circuit boards are used in many parts of the com MORE

Circuit Breaker

Business / Construction / Circuit Breaker: A device which looks like a switch and is usually located inside the electrical breaker panel or circuit breaker box. It is designed to (1) shut of the power to portions or all of the house and (2) to MORE

Dedicated Circuit

Business / Construction / Dedicated Circuit: An electrical circuit that serves only one appliance (ie, dishwasher) or a series of electric heaters or smoke detectors. MORE

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