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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.

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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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The top Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) market players are- Intel Corporation, Texas Instruments Incorporated, STMicroelectronics, Infineon Technologies AG, Renesas Electronics Corporation, Maxim Integrated, Analog Devices, Inc, Semiconductor Components Industries, LLC., NXP Semiconductors, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
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The signal energizes the tag on contact, prompting the integrated circuit to transmit its encoded data (the container's serial number) back to the reader.
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Japanese conglomerate Yamaha Corporation (TOKYO:7951) reported today that it has developed a new tri-axial geomagnetic sensor integrated circuit for use in devices such as smartphones and tablet PCs.
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): A new high-speed integrated circuit that can reliably transmit data for the world's largest physics experiment is the fastest of its kind, say experts.

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