circuit


circuit
01. You'll blow the electrical [circuit] if you try to use too many appliances at once.
02. The author went on the lecture [circuit] to promote his newest novel.
03. The device has an alarm in it which will ring if something breaks the [circuit], and turns it off.
04. After publishing a new book, authors usually go on a lecture [circuit] to help increase sales.
05. The planet earth takes just over 365 days to complete its [circuit] around the sun.
06. The light doesn't seem to be working; there must be a break in the [circuit] somewhere.
07. They took a somewhat [circuitous] route to avoid the downtown core during the rush hour.
08. Rusty Berkus once said that there comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are, and what we can be, igniting the [circuits] of our highest potential.
09. It takes 60 seconds for blood to make one complete [circuit] of the human body.
10. Whereas electricity flows through an electrical [circuit], nothing actually flows through a magnetic [circuit].
11. In 2000, Jack Kilby was awarded the Nobel prize for physics for his work in developing the integrated [circuit] used in a computer microchip.
12. The runner has been doing very well in the national track and field [circuit] and is expected to place in the top ten in next year's Olympics.
13. The winner of the LeMans car race is the driver who is able to cover the greatest distance over a 13.6 kilometer [circuit] during a 24 hour period.
14. The riders will be doing a 20-kilometer [circuit] of the city, up and down hills, and out to the coast, five times during the race.
15. [Circuits] are sometimes connected directly to a battery or other power source.
16. A small integrated [circuit] inside your computer mouse sends signals to the operating system, which instructs it to move the pointer on your screen.

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