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closed circuit

n.
1. An electric circuit providing an uninterrupted, endless path for the flow of current.
2. A television transmission circuit with a limited number of reception stations and no broadcast facilities.

closed′-cir′cuit adj.

closed circuit

n
(Electronics) a complete electrical circuit through which current can flow when a voltage is applied. Compare open circuit

closed circuit

(klōzd)
1. An electric circuit through which current can flow in an uninterrupted path.
2. A television system in which the signal is usually sent by cable to a limited number of receivers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.closed circuit - a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulatesclosed circuit - a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
parallel circuit, shunt circuit - a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit
open circuit - an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows
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