closed circuit

closed circuits

Definitions of closed circuit
  1. noun
    a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
    synonyms: loop
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    open circuit
    an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows
    parallel circuit, shunt circuit
    a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit
    type of:
    circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit
    an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
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