Closed-circuit meaning

Closed circuit means a complete electrical connection around which current flows or circulates.

When you have a series of electrical wires connecting to each other and completing a circuit so that current travels from one end of the circle to the other, this is an example of a closed circuit.

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An electric circuit through which current can flow in an uninterrupted path.
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The definition of closed circuit is a system where video or other media is transmitted through connected cables and wires, not through the air.

When you have a video camera directly connected to a TV on the property that shows images from the video camera, this is an example of a closed-circuit TV.

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An electric circuit providing an uninterrupted, endless path for the flow of current.
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A complete electric circuit around which current can flow.
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A television system in which the signal is usually sent by cable to a limited number of receivers.
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An uninterrupted path for current to flow. See CCTV.
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That consists of a closed circuit.
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A network of one or more television cameras and television receivers connected together with no provision for broadcasting.
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A television transmission circuit with a limited number of reception stations and no broadcast facilities.
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A system for transmitting a telecast over cables, via satellite, etc. to a limited number of receivers connected to a circuit.
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