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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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As can be seen from class B operation, only one parallel circuit tuned at the fundamental frequency results in insufficient high efficiency operating conditions.
Traffic engineering allows a site to utilize multiple parallel circuits concurrently rather than them just acting as primary/alternate redundancy, a topic that warrants its own separate discussion.
In fact, it seems that the disorder involves abnormalities in parallel circuits, including circuits important for the control of complex behaviour and more basic motor responses.
During McMahon's observation of her class, her lesson on series and parallel circuits began with a brief review of what the students had done before and how their previous work informed the task in this lesson.
The Class S Transfer Valve is a pneumatic switch that is used to select which of two parallel circuits will be active and prevent oscillation between circuits.
The screen undersize and crushed product is feed via surge bin to two parallel circuits incorporating two horizontal screens (1.
The four apps to launch the AC VBook series are "Algebra: Linearity, Slope and Direct Variation," "Geometry: Circumference and Arc Length," "Physics: Electric Current and Resistance," and "Physics: Series and Parallel Circuits.
In the same context, and as part of providing additional resources to the state, the grouping urges, in the same vein, fighting against monopoly, opening of the issue relating to the parallel circuits, strengthening human resources in the field of control and implementing effective mechanisms to control prices and integration of the informal economy.
We are doing everything to determine the exact number of needy families, but that could be impacted by those operating in parallel circuits since it is difficult to determine their real number, [beaucoup plus grand que] he said.