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hybrid circuit

[′hī·brəd ′sər·kət]
(electricity)
A circuit in which two or more basically different types of components, such as tubes and transistors, performing similar functions are used together.

hybrid circuit

A circuit that contains different types of electronic components (discrete and IC, analog and digital, DSP and CPU, etc.). See mixed signal and hybrid microcircuit.
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