As nouns the difference between circuit and perimeter
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 perimeter
is (mathematics) the sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object.
As a verb circuit
is (obsolete) to move in a circle; to go round; to circulate.
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.
That which encircles anything, as a ring or crown.
The space enclosed within a circle, or within limits.
(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.
(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.
- Thou hast used no circuit of words.
* circuit board
* circuit breaker
* circuit court
* Galvanic circuit
* integrated circuit
* printed circuit
* short circuit
* Voltaic circuit
(obsolete) To move in a circle; to go round; to circulate.
(obsolete) To travel around.
- Having circuited the air.
(mathematics) The sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object.
(mathematics) The length of such a boundary.
The outer limits of an area. See Synonyms at circumference.
A fortified strip or boundary usually protecting a military position.
An instrument for determining the extent and shape of the field of vision.
* (given grounds) premises
* perimeter fence
* perimetric, perimetrical