Circuit vs Jaunt - What's the difference?

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Circuit is a synonym of jaunt.


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between circuit and jaunt

is that circuit is (obsolete) to travel around while jaunt is (obsolete) to jolt; to jounce.

As nouns the difference between circuit and jaunt

is that circuit is the act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth around the sun while jaunt is (archaic) a wearisome journey.

As verbs the difference between circuit and jaunt

is that circuit is (obsolete) to move in a circle; to go round; to circulate while jaunt is to ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.

circuit

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of moving or revolving around, or as in a circle or orbit; a revolution; as, the periodical circuit of the earth around the sun.
  • The circumference of, or distance around, any space; the measure of a line around an area.
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  • That which encircles anything, as a ring or crown.
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  • The space enclosed within a circle, or within limits.
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  • (electricity) Enclosed path of an electric current, usually designed for a certain function.
  • A regular or appointed journeying from place to place in the exercise of one's calling, as of a judge, or a preacher.
  • (legal) A certain division of a state or country, established by law for a judge or judges to visit, for the administration of justice.
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  • (Methodist Church) A district in which an itinerant preacher labors.
  • By analogy to the proceeding three, a set of theaters among which the same acts circulate; especially common in the heyday of vaudeville.
  • (obsolete) circumlocution
  • * Huloet
  • Thou hast used no circuit of words.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To move in a circle; to go round; to circulate.
  • (obsolete) To travel around.
  • Having circuited the air.
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    jaunt

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A wearisome journey.
  • * Our Savior, meek, and with untroubled mind After his aĆ«ry jaunt , though hurried sore. Hungry and cold, betook him to his rest. - Milton
  • A short excursion for pleasure or refreshment; a ramble; a short journey.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To ramble here and there; to stroll; to make an excursion.
  • To ride on a jaunting car.
  • (obsolete) To jolt; to jounce.
  • (Bale)

    Derived terms

    * jaunting car

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