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open circuit
In communications, a circuit available for use. 2. In electrical engineering, a circuit that contains an essentially infinite impedance. Note: An open circuit may be intentional, as in a switch, or may constitute a fault, as in a severed cable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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