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bypass

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EtymologyEdit

by- +‎ pass

NounEdit

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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

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VerbEdit

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

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