- The definition of a series circuit is an electric circuit in which the electric passes through each circuit element in order.
An example of a series circuit is a type of electrical system in a house.
series circuit definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An electric circuit connected so that current passes through each circuit element in turn without branching.
series circuit - Science Definition
See under circuit.