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American English: /ˈsərkət/
British English: /ˈsəːkɪt/

Translation of circuit in Spanish:


  • 1 (passage around) the circuit of the islands takes 3 hours
    el recorrido or el tour de las islas dura tres horas
    the moon's circuit of or around the earth
    la órbita de la luna alrededor de la tierra
    the athlete ran six circuits of the track
    el atleta dio seis vueltas a la pista
    Example sentences
    • The circuit was almost finished, and I was second.
    • He finished a circuit around the main square.
    • Grunting, he picked up one sack, bearing it with him as he finished the circuit of the booths.
  • 2 2.1 (Law)
    distrito (masculine) jurisdiccional
    territorio (masculine) jurisdiccional
    Example sentences
    • The country was divided by Henry II into six judicial circuits for the purpose of bringing royal justice to all regions.
    • Six tourism circuits will be identified for development to international standards during 2002-03.
    • The commissioners were major lay and ecclesiastical lords with only small landholdings in the shires of the circuit.
    2.2 (series of dates, events)
    Example sentences
    • A growing theatre company is developing its circuit of rural venues by bringing a piece of contemporary dynamite to local stages.
    • She secured the coveted title of Sports Personality of the Year based on her outstanding performances on the international circuit last year.
    • The comedian has been a regular performer at major venues on the national circuit.
  • 3 (Electricity) parallel/series circuit
    circuito en paralelo/serie
    Example sentences
    • He had learned that an inductance coil was a closed circuit with no current of its own.
    • When the charges connect, effectively closing a circuit, electric energy flows along that jagged path.
    • When air is brought into contact with the second electrode, current flows through any circuit linking the two electrodes.
    Example sentences
    • She cannot list the major components in an electrical circuit even though they were described in the chapter.
    • Power electronics technology uses electronic circuits to convert and control electric energy with optimum efficiency.
    • The components of the circuit are checked against specific parameters.
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