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circuit
The complete path between two terminals over which one-way or two-way communications may be provided. 2. An electronic path between two or more points, capable of providing a number of channels. 3. A number of conductors connected together for the purpose of carrying an electrical current. 4. An electronic closed-loop path among two or more points used for signal transfer. 5. A number of electrical components, such as resistors, inductances, capacitors, transistors, and power sources connected together in one or more closed loops. 6. A fully operative communications path established in the normal circuit layout and currently used for message, WATS access, TWX, or private line services. [47 CFR Pt.36-A]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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