in an electric utility system. a network with a closed loop. allowing a return path for the electrical current. Electric utility circuits may include feeders and some primaries.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
circuit (noun)
a) a usually line encompassing an area - circular
b) the space enclosed within such a line
a) a course around a periphery
b) a or indirect route - circuitous
a) a regular tour (as by a traveling judge or preacher) around an assigned district or territory
b) the route traveled
c) a group of church congregations ministered to by one pastor
a) the complete path of an electric current including usually the source of electric energy
b) an assemblage of electronic elements - hookup
c) a two-way communication path between points (as in a computer)
d) a neuronal pathway of the brain along which electrical and chemical signals travel
a) an association of similar groups - league
b) a number or series of public outlets (as theaters, radio shows, or arenas) offering the same kind of presentation
c) a number of similar social gatherings - the cocktail circuit
circuit (verb)
transitive verb
intransitive verb
to make a circuit about to make a circuit
circuit (Wikipedia)

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