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electronic circuit
1. A circuit which contains active electric parts; such as, electron tubes, electron transistors, and magnetic amplifiers, etc., as opposed to a circuit that contains only passive components; such as, resistors and switches.
2. An electric circuit in which the balance of electrons in a given electric part; such as, a tube, transistor, or amplifier, is disturbed by something other than an applied electric voltage.
3. An electric circuit having at least one element that manipulates the voltage or current in the circuit.
This entry is located in the following units: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 60) -tron, -tronic, -tronics + (page 7)