circuitry

[ sur-ki-tree ]
/ ˈsɜr kɪ tri /

noun

the science of designing electric or electronic circuits.
the circuits themselves.
the components of such circuits.

Nearby words

  1. circuit training,
  2. circuit, electric,
  3. circuit, electrical,
  4. circuiter,
  5. circuitous,
  6. circuity,
  7. circulable,
  8. circular,
  9. circular amputation,
  10. circular breathing

Origin of circuitry

First recorded in 1945–50; circuit + -ry

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British Dictionary definitions for circuitry

circuitry

/ (ˈsɜːkɪtrɪ) /

noun

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

circuitry

n.

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

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