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Definition of "bypasses" []

  • A main road built to avoid a city or other congested area (noun)
  • Any system of pipes or conduits for redirecting the flow of a liquid (noun)
  • A means of redirecting the flow of a substance around an appliance through which it would otherwise pass (noun)
  • The redirection of blood flow, either to avoid a diseased blood vessel or in order to perform heart surgery (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • An electrical circuit, esp one containing a capacitor, connected in parallel around one or more components, providing an alternative path for certain frequencies (noun)
  • To go around or avoid (a city, obstruction, problem, etc) (verb)
  • To cause (traffic, fluid, etc) to go through a bypass (verb)
  • To proceed without reference to (regulations, a superior, etc); get round; avoid (verb)
  • Plural form of bypass. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bypass. (verb)

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Use "bypasses" in a sentence
  • "What it bypasses is the usage of the connection between you and the peering point needed to connect to the Internet."
  • "EcoBrain bypasses that element by only selling ebooks in PDF format because of their cross-platform functionality."
  • ""And again eventually the bypasses will be the ultimate solution.""
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