Associations to the word «Bypass»


BYPASS, noun. A road that passes around something, such as a residential area
BYPASS, noun. A circumvention
BYPASS, noun. A section of pipe that conducts a fluid around some other fixture
BYPASS, noun. An electrical shunt
BYPASS, noun. (medicine) an alternative passage created to divert a bodily fluid around a damaged organ; the surgical procedure to construct such a bypass
BYPASS, verb. To avoid an obstacle etc, by constructing or using a bypass
BYPASS, verb. To ignore the usual channels or procedures

Dictionary definition

BYPASS, noun. A highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center.
BYPASS, noun. A surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part).
BYPASS, noun. A conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current.
BYPASS, verb. Avoid something unpleasant or laborious; "You cannot bypass these rules!".

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