(redirected from Communications channel)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.


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.


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


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 ?
The Anexeon Communications channel program offers the IT Integrator all of the tools and systems necessary to deliver the highest quality offering to customers and realize the full business potential of the of the VoIP opportunity.
Twister's Internet phones work very much like standard telephones, but rather than using phone lines, they connect through computer USB and Ethernet ports to establish a communications channel through the Internet.
com, work similar to regular phone sets but deliver an inexpensive, crystal clear communications channel through the Internet rather than conventional phone lines.
Mark Grindeland, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Brand Services said, "We are thrilled to be working with Cossette to demonstrate the value of integrating wireless as a marketing and communications channel.
Another interesting finding was that the fact that the communications channels young consumers start with are the ones they stick with as they mature.
Reports can be used to identify must read feeds and the most effective communications channels for getting information to specific users and groups.

Full browser ?