- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbaɪpæs/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbaɪpɑːs/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- Hyphenation: by‧pass
bypass (plural bypasses)
- A road that passes around something, such as a residential area or business district.
- Going past or around
- A section of pipe that conducts a fluid around some other fixture
- An electrical shunt
- (medicine) An alternative passage created to divert a bodily fluid around a damaged organ; the surgical procedure to construct such a bypass
- To avoid an obstacle etc, by constructing or using a bypass
- To ignore the usual channels or procedures
- 2022 November 16, Paul Bigland, “From rural branches to high-speed arteries”, in RAIL, number 970, page 52:
- Thanks to Brexit, many ferry companies now run direct from Ireland to the EU mainland, bypassing UK ports such as Fishguard, with an impact on traffic.
- bypassare (verb)
bypass m (plural bypasses or bypass)
bypass n (plural bypassuri)
bypass m (plural bypass)
According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.