Circuit

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Circuit->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ circuit
circuit
roundabout way
digression
detour
circumbendibus
ambages
loop
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ winding
winding
&c.(circuition) 311
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ zigzag
zigzag
&c.(deviation) 279
PARAG:Circuit->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ perform a circuit
perform a circuit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go round about
go round about
go out of one's way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make a detour
make a detour
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ meander
meander
&c.(deviate) 279
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lead a pretty dance
lead a pretty dance
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ beat about the bush
beat about the bush
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make two bites of a cherry
make two bites of a cherry
PARAG:Circuit->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ circuitous
circuitous
indirect
roundabout
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ zigzag
zigzag
&c.(deviating) 279
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ backhanded
backhanded
PARAG:Circuit->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ by a side wind
by a side wind
by an indirect course
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in a roundabout way
in a roundabout way
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ from pillar to post
from pillar to post

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Circuit TI — Circuit international d Okayama 34°54′54″N 134°13′16″E / 34.915, 134.22111 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • circuit — cir·cuit n 1 a: a route formerly taken by traveling judges b: a district established within a state or the federal judicial system see also the judicial system in the back matter 2 cap: the court of appeals for a circuit in the federal judicial… …   Law dictionary

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  • circuit — CIRCUIT. sub. mas. (Ce mot est de trois syllabes.) Enceinte, tour. Le circuit de la Ville. Faire le circuit des murailles. Le circuit d une Province. Un grand circuit. Un long circuit. Cette Ville a une grande lieue de circuit. [b]f♛/b] On dit… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • circuit — CIRCUIT. s. m. Enceinte, tour. Le circuit de la ville. faire le circuit des murailles. le circuit d une Province. un grand circuit. un long circuit. cette ville a une grande lieüe de circuit. On dit fig. Circuit de paroles, & cela se prend pour… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • circuit — UK US /ˈsɜːkɪt/ noun [C] ► IT a path for an electric current to flow through: »The most advanced chip technology, which uses circuits 65 nanometers apart, loses almost half of its power to leakage. »an electrical/electronic circuit → See also… …   Financial and business terms

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  • circuit — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. circuit (14c.), from L. circuitus a going around, from stem of circuire, circumire go around, from circum round (see CIRCUM (Cf. circum )) + ire to go (see ION (Cf. ion)). Electrical sense is from 1 …   Etymology dictionary

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