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(Electronics) an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows. Compare closed circuit
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An electric circuit through which current cannot flow because the path is broken or interrupted by an opening.
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|Noun||1.||open circuit - an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows|
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
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