Definition of Parallel circuit

1. Noun. A closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit.

Exact synonyms: Shunt Circuit
Generic synonyms: Closed Circuit, Loop



Definition of Parallel circuit

1. Noun. An electrical circuit that has two or more components that are connected in parallel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Parallel circuit

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1. A Course in Electrical Engineering by Chester Laurens Dawes (1922)
"Ans. For convenience the following equations are given for the parallel circuit. R and L in parallel Z = - l RXL R and C in parallel 1 RXc _E 10 ~ Z where ..."

2. Alternating Currents: An Analytical and Graphical Treatment for Students and by Frederick Bedell, Albert Cushing Crehore (1901)
"Equivalent R and G for parallel circuit. Prob. XXI. Divided Circuit. Any Number of Branches. Impressed EMF given. Equivalent R and C obtained for Parallel ..."

3. Practical Electricity by Terrell Croft (1917)
"The sum of their conductances I- Parallel- Series Circuit II-Series Parallel Circuit Fio. 114.—Parallel-series and series-parallel circuit. ..."

4. Principles of the Telephone by Cyril Methodius Jansky, Daniel Cleveland Faber (1916)
"A short circuit is said to exist when a shunt or parallel circuit of comparatively low ... A shunt is one of the branches of a parallel circuit. Fig. ..."

5. Principles of Radio Communication by John Harold Morecroft, A. Pinto, Walter Andrew Curry (1921)
"Such a parallel circuit is often called an "infinite impedance. ... 57 the LC parallel circuit is so adjusted that its natural period is the same as that of ..."

6. Dynamo-electric Machinery: A Manual for Students of Electrotechnics by Silvanus Phillips Thompson (1903)
"In working compound dynamo machines in parallel circuit, some difficulty has been found, on account of their tendency to behave in the same manner as ..."

7. Principles of Radio Communication by John Harold Morecroft, A. Pinto, Walter Andrew Curry (1921)
"Such a parallel circuit is often called ' • an "infinite impedance. ... 57 the LC parallel circuit is so adjusted that its natural period is the same as ..."

8. Principles of Radio Communication by John Harold Morecroft, A. Pinto, Walter Andrew Curry (1921)
"Such a parallel circuit is often called an "infinite impedance. ... 57 the LC parallel circuit is so adjusted that its natural period is the same as that of ..."

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