Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The design of or a detailed plan for an electric circuit.
  • n. Electric circuits considered as a group.

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  • n. electrical circuits considered as a group
  • n. a specific system of such circuits in a particular device; the design of such a system

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. electronic equipment consisting of a system of circuits

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Examples

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  • Describing your depression can activates bits of brain circuitry that are extremely positive.

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  • The use of gold in circuitry ensures reliability of equipment operation, particularly in the vital activation of safety airbag mechanisms in motor vehicles or deployment of satellites and spacecraft.

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  • Our UCLA brain-scanning studies are showing that such repeated exposure to technology alters brain circuitry, and young developing brains (which usually have the greatest exposure) are the most vulnerable.

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  • The circuitry is now safe to handle, so remove it from the camera casing.

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  • Published in 2005, it helped establish the link between romantic love and the so-called reward-seeking circuitry, which is thought to be linked to such deep motivations as thirst or drug addiction.

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