circuit

(redirected from curcuit)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to curcuit: series circuit, circuit training, Circuit diagram

Circuit

A territorial or geographical division of a country or state.

A circuit is the judicial territory over which a court has the jurisdiction to hear cases.

circuit

noun ambit, area, arrondissement, bounds, confines, district, domain, dominion, exclusive area, extent, field, hemisphere, jurisdiction, land, locus, orbis, orbit, pale, part, place, precinct, province, quarter, range, realm, region, section, site, situs, sphere, territory, zone
Associated concepts: circuit court, circuit court of appeals, circuit judge, circuit officers, judicial circuits, riding circuit
See also: bench, boundary, circulate, circumscribe, contour, cycle, detour, district, encompass, extent, gamut, outline, periphery, province, region, scope, sphere, territory

circuit

a periodical journey made to an area by judges. The regularity of the practice led to the administrative divisions of the English court service being described as circuits. The Scottish High Court of Justiciary still sits on circuit around Scotland.
References in periodicals archive ?
At this year's event we are exhibiting our miniature curcuit breaker (MCB) series, our molded case circuit breaker (MCCB), magnetic contactors, air circuit breakers and the vacuum circuit breaker (VCB) for medium voltage circuit breakers," said Kang.
His home on the south side of Glasgow has become a stop-off point on the songwriting curcuit, and his co-writing credits range from Will Young to Nanci Griffiths via James Blunt and Ronan Keating.
IN THE CURCUIT COURT OF GRANT COUNTY, ARKANSAS (PROBATE)