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Origin of circuitry

First recorded in 1945–50; circuit + -ry Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for circuitry

chip, wiring, electronics, microcircuitry

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British Dictionary definitions for circuitry


  1. the design of an electrical circuit
  2. the system of circuits used in an electronic device
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Word Origin and History for circuitry

1946, from circuit (n.)+ -ry.

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