Electronics Information Flash Card Set 284874

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Open & Closed Circuits

A closed circuit is a complete loop or path that electricity follows. It consists of a source of voltage, a load, and connective conductors. If the circuit is interrupted, if a wire is disconnected or cut for example, it becomes an open circuit and no electricity will flow.


If a wire in a circuit becomes disconnected or cut it becomes a(n) __________ circuit and no electricity will flow.