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series circuit:

see electric circuitelectric circuit,
unbroken path along which an electric current exists or is intended or able to flow. A simple circuit might consist of an electric cell (the power source), two conducting wires (one end of each being attached to each terminal of the cell), and a small lamp (the
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Series circuit

An electric circuit in which the principal circuit elements have their terminals joined in sequence so that a common current flows through all the elements. The circuit may consist of any number of passive and active elements, such as resistors, inductors, capacitors, electron tubes, and transistors.

series circuit

[′sir·ēz ‚sər·kət]
(electricity)
A circuit in which all parts are connected end to end to provide a single path for current.

series circuit

A circuit which supplies electric power to a number of devices connected so that the same current passes through each device in completing its path to the source of supply.
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