Circuitos is a Spanish term for circuit. Circuit refers to the
path along which electric current flows from start to finish.

The circuit includes the generator or battery which starts the current, the wires, and any electrical device that the current operates. If any part of the circuit is removed, the current cannot flow. The circuit is then broken or open. Because electric current seeks to complete its circuit, it will travel along any path that is presented (path of least resistance), which is why humans are at risk of electrocution when they handle damaged tools or cords, or contact un-insulated wires. In effect, they become part of the circuit.

Spanish definition - Circuito [Circuit]: El camino a lo largo del cual la corriente eléctrica fluye desde el comienzo hasta el final se llama un circuito. El circuito incluye el generador o la batería, la cual enciende la corriente, los alambres, y cualquier dispositivo eléctrico que funcione con la corriente. Si cualquier pieza del circuito es removida, la corriente no puede fluir. Entonces el circuito está roto o abierto. Debido a que la corriente eléctrica intenta terminar su circuito, viajará a lo largo de cualquier camino que se presente (camino de menos resistencia), por lo cual los seres humanos están en riesgo de electrocuci?n cuando manejan herramientas o cables da?ados, o entran en contacto con alambres sin aislamiento. En efecto, se convierten en parte del circuito.

-see also:
"Circuitos" is in the HS Code "8534"
Circuitos Impresos.

Ref: 122370/2006-09-19


Other Database Pages Exist for this Phrase:
Thermostat (Thermostat refers to a device which relegates ...)


You have no rights to post comments

Related Articles

Anode ■■■■■
An anode is an electrode through which electric current flows into a polarized electrical device. The . . . Read More
Conductor ■■■■■
Conductor or conduction may refer to a person who sells and checks tickets on a bus, train, etc. or an . . . Read More
Polyimide ■■■■■
Polyimide, a versatile and high-performance polymer, finds extensive use in various industrial and technological . . . Read More
Fuse device ■■■■■
Fuse device is used for cutting off an electrical current in the event of an abusive condition. It is . . . Read More
Circuit ■■■■■
Circuit may mean an electrical circuit, an electrical network that has a closed loop giving a return . . . Read More
Appareil ■■■■■
In the industrial and industry context, the term "appareil" typically refers to a device or apparatus . . . Read More
Prednisolone ■■■■■
In the industrial and industry context, prednisolone is a synthetic corticosteroid used primarily in . . . Read More
Machine ■■■■■
Machine: A machine is a physical device/tool, which is performing a specified job A machine is man made, . . . Read More
Transceiver ■■■■■
Transceiver is defined as radio receiver and transmitter Ref: 124234/2006-09-27 Description A transceiver, . . . Read More
Ceramic ■■■■■
A ceramic is an inorganic, nonmetallic solid prepared by the action of heat and subsequent cooling. Ceramic . . . Read More