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bypass

bypass

English

Noun

bypass (plural bypasses)

  1. a road that passes around something, such as a residential area
  2. a circumvention
  3. a section of pipe that conducts a fluid around some other fixture
  4. an electrical shunt
  5. (medicine) an alternative passage created to divert a bodily fluid around a damaged organ; the surgical procedure to construct such a bypass

Translations

Verb

bypass (third-person singular simple present bypasses, present participle bypassing, simple past and past participle bypassed)

  1. to avoid an obstacle etc, by constructing or using a bypass
  2. to ignore the usual channels or procedures

Translations

Related terms

  • antibypass
  • bypasser
  • coronary artery bypass

Anagrams

References

  1. Termcat

Portuguese

Etymology

From English bypass.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌbaj.ˈpɛs/

Noun

bypass m (plural bypasses or bypass)

  1. (medicine) bypass (a passage created around a damaged organ)

Synonyms