Amplifier (general symbol) An amplifier circuit with one input. Really this is a block diagram symbol because it represents a circuit rather than just one component.
Electricity can flow only if there is a complete circuit from the battery through wires to components and back to the battery again.
Thermistor A transducer which converts temperature (heat) to resistance (an electrical property).
Logic gates process signals which represent true (1, high, +Vs, on) or false (0, low, 0V, off). For more information please see the page on logic gates. There are two sets of symbols: traditional and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission).