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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.
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Traditional methods for delaminating metal film--which has been laminated onto plastic by a process such as plating for use in components for home appliances, electric circuit boards, recreational equipment, and numerous other products--have included dissolving the plating with an acid-alkali solution, or grinding the laminated parts and separating the plastic from the metal with a dielectric discharge.
The free Science Roadshow will visit Aberystwyth Arts Centre on March 18 and Cardigan on March 19, where you could send an invisible message, be part of an electric circuit or look at what owls have been eating recently.
You can draw a plant you want to learn about, or an electric circuit or the brain of a rabbit.
When a mine is swept by a mine detector during clearing operations, the detector generates an electromagnetic impulse, which causes the electric circuit to close and the antitank mine to detonate.
The company examined the defective generators and found the soldering work fixing some of the electronics components onto the electric circuit substrates was done improperly with a soldering machine, it said.
This is because the electric circuit that reflects the condition of the furnace and determines the correct position of the electrodes is inherently unstable.
Printed Literature On Equipment And Necessary Operating Maintenance Manual And Electric Circuit Diagram If Any Should Be Uploaded Along With The Quotation.