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circuit

  

      n  
1   
a    a complete route or course, esp. one that is curved or circular or that lies around an object  
b    the area enclosed within such a route  
2    the act of following such a route  
we made three circuits of the course     
3   
a    a complete path through which an electric current can flow  
b    (as modifier)  
a circuit diagram     
4   
a    a periodical journey around an area, as made by judges, salesmen, etc.  
b    the route traversed or places visited on such a journey  
c    the persons making such a journey  
5    an administrative division of the Methodist Church comprising a number of neighbouring churches  
6      (English law)   one of six areas into which England is divided for the administration of justice  
7    a number of theatres, cinemas, etc., under one management or in which the same film is shown or in which a company of performers plays in turn  
8      (Sport)  
a    a series of tournaments in which the same players regularly take part  
the international tennis circuit     
b    usually preceded by: the   the contestants who take part in such a series  
9      (Chiefly Brit)   a motor racing track, usually of irregular shape  
      vb  
10    to make or travel in a circuit around (something)  
     (C14: from Latin circuitus a going around, from circumire, from circum around + ire to go)  
  circuital      adj  


AND circuit   , gate  
      n     (Computing)   a logic circuit having two or more input wires and one output wire that has a high-voltage output signal if and only if all input signals are at a high voltage simultaneously: used extensively as a basic circuit in computers  
   Compare       NAND circuit       NOR circuit       OR circuit  
     (C20: so named because the action performed on electrical signals is similar to the operation of the conjunction and in logical constructions)  
circuit binding  
      n   a style of limp-leather binding, used esp. for Bibles and prayer books, in which the edges of the cover bend over to protect the edges of the pages  
circuit board  
      n      short for       printed circuit board  
  
See  
    printed circuit  
circuit breaker  
      n   a device that under abnormal conditions, such as a short circuit, stops the flow of current in an electrical circuit,   (Sometimes shortened to)    breaker      Compare       fuse   2       6  
circuit judge  
      n     (Brit)   a judge presiding over a county court or crown court  
circuit rider  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   (formerly) a minister of religion who preached from place to place along an established circuit  
circuit training  
      n   a form of athletic training in which a number of exercises are performed in turn  
closed circuit  
      n   a complete electrical circuit through which current can flow when a voltage is applied  
   Compare       open circuit  
closed-circuit television  
      n   a television system in which signals are transmitted from the television camera to the receivers by cables or telephone links forming a closed circuit, as used in shops, hospitals, etc.  
electric circuit  
      n     (Physics)      another name for       circuit       3a  
equivalent circuit  
      n   an arrangement of simple electrical components that is electrically equivalent to a complex circuit and is used to simplify circuit analysis  
exclusive OR circuit   , gate  
      n     (Electronics)   a computer logic circuit having two or more input wires and one output wire and giving a high-voltage output signal if a low-voltage signal is fed to one or more, but not all, of the input wires  
   Compare       OR circuit  
integrated circuit  
      n   a very small electronic circuit consisting of an assembly of elements made from a chip of semiconducting material, such as crystalline silicon,   (Abbrev.)    IC  
logic circuit  
      n   an electronic circuit used in computers to perform a logical operation on its two or more input signals. There are six basic circuits, the AND, NOT, NAND, OR, NOR, and exclusive OR circuits, which can be combined into more complex circuits  
NAND circuit   , gate  
      n     (Electronics)   a computer logic circuit having two or more input wires and one output wire that has an output signal if one or more of the input signals are at a low voltage  
   Compare       OR circuit  
     (C20: from not + and; see NOT circuit, AND circuit)  
NOR circuit   , gate  
      n     (Computing)   a logic circuit having two or more input wires and one output wire that has a high-voltage output signal only if all input signals are at a low voltage  
   Compare       AND circuit  
     (C20: from nor, so named because the action performed is similar to the operation of the conjunction nor in logic)  
NOT circuit   , gate  
      n     (Computing)   a logic circuit that has a high-voltage output signal if the input signal is low, and vice versa: used extensively in computers,   (Also called)    inverter, negator  
     (C20: so named because the action performed on electrical signals is similar to the operation of not in logical constructions)  
open circuit  
      n   an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows  
   Compare       closed circuit  
OR circuit   , gate  
      n     (Computing)   a logic circuit having two or more input wires and one output wire that gives a high-voltage output signal if one or more input signals are at a high voltage: used extensively as a basic circuit in computers  
   Compare       AND circuit       NAND circuit  
     (C20: so named from its similarity to the function of or in logical constructions)  
printed circuit  
      n   an electronic circuit in which certain components and the connections between them are formed by etching a metallic coating or by electrodeposition on one or both sides of a thin insulating board,   (Also called)    printed circuit board, card  
ring circuit  
      n   an electrical system in which distribution points are connected to the main supply in a continuous closed circuit  
short circuit  
      n  
1    a faulty or accidental connection between two points of different potential in an electric circuit, bypassing the load and establishing a path of low resistance through which an excessive current can flow. It can cause damage to the components if the circuit is not protected by a fuse  
      vb  
  short-circuit  
2    to develop or cause to develop a short circuit  
3    tr   to bypass (a procedure, regulation, etc.)  
4    tr   to hinder or frustrate (plans, etc.),   (Sometimes (for senses 1, 2) shortened to)    short  
smoothing circuit  
      n     (Electrical engineering)   a circuit used to remove ripple from the output of a direct current power supply  
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n.
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n.
1 Writen Rule Legislation 2 Stabilization control
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n.
1 Emergency Medical Technician 2 Nickname for Paramedical Professional
n.
1 a conceited impertinent person 2 a mischievous child
n.
1 Mobile Intensive Care Unit 2 Physician manned Ambulance
n.
1:to utter taunting words 2:to deride or tease with taunting words 'The Gridiron Show group joked with and gibed at those in the Memphis power structure, politicians mostly. Rarely did anyone get their feelings hurt by the skits in the shows…." — Toby Sells, Memphis Magazine, December 2014
adj.
1. nervous, anxious; 2. at the forefront of a trend; experimental or avant-garde
1. She was nervous and edgy, still chain-smoking. 2. Their songs combine good music and smart, edgy ideas
adj.
1. rising or falling sharply 2. not reasonable, excessive
n.
n. 1. friendly, affectionate love; familial love 2. (astrology) horizon in the Leo/Aquarius axis 3. (sociology) the love between friends
A living being with storge feels a strong sense of duty and is often willing to die to protect this love.
n.
1. drug addict; 2. passionate/crazy about smth.
E.g: He is a computer games junkie.
n.
1 of the Femur bone neck shaft 2 of the femoral artery 3 femoral arterial access
n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
n.
1: marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections 2: calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument
n.
1) Light sesame seed oil 2) Sesame seeds from Hindi jingali
n.
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
v.
1. the operation or work of cutting grass and curing it for hay 2. the act of taking full advantage of an easy opportunity
exp.
1 (referring to taste) ferment, acidify; 2. (fig.) deteriorate, fall apart
1. The milk turned sour. 2. The relation between them turned sour.
n.
1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
n.
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.
n.
1) a boat or ship or such vessels collectively 2) skill in handling boats or in water sports
exp.
1. break; fall apart; 2. be in a bad mood
n.
1 to chant (passages of the Hebrew Scriptures) according to the traditional Jewish melody 2 to intone or chant
n.
1. a fashion enthusiast; someone who sets or follows trends; 2. woman working in the fashion domain (as a designer, journalist, model etc.); 3. woman passionate about shopping;
n.
1. the state of being joined together 2. in logic, the connection of isolated facts by means of a general description or hypothesis which applies to them all
n.
1. a package containing food, clothes or other items that the receiver has difficulties in procuring by himself; 2. a package containing small gifts for close persons
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
adv.
1. in a remote area, an area in the countryside that is far from a town or city 2. in a town or city regarded as dull or unsophisticated
[Informal] [Disapproving] Syn.: In the backwoods, in the middle of nowhere.
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
n.
1 Ambulance and Primary Care medical emergencies 2 Ambulance Emergency Care
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