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electric circuit

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(Electronics) physics another name for circuit3a
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Noun1.electric circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flowelectric circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
bridge circuit, bridge - a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
bridged-T - a circuit consisting of a T-network with an additional shunt bridging the two series circuits
capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser, capacitance - an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
choke, choke coil, choking coil - a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
closed circuit, loop - a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
computer circuit - a circuit that is part of a computer
delay line - a circuit designed to introduce a calculated delay into the transmission of a signal
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
feedback circuit, feedback loop - a circuit that feeds back some of the output to the input of a system
flip-flop - an electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states
clipper, limiter - (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform); "a limiter introduces amplitude distortion"
data link, link - an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data
open circuit - an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows
pulse timing circuit - a circuit that times pulses
electrical relay, relay - electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit
resistor, resistance - an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current
resonant circuit, resonator - an electrical circuit that combines capacitance and inductance in such a way that a periodic electric oscillation will reach maximum amplitude
series circuit - a circuit having its parts connected serially
short circuit, short - accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
electrical shunt, shunt, bypass - a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
squelch circuit, squelcher, squelch - an electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
tank circuit - an oscillatory circuit
T-network - a circuit formed by two equal series circuits with a shunt between them
electron tube, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, vacuum tube, tube - electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
wiring - a circuit of wires for the distribution of electricity
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