Definition of "bypassing" []

  • 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)
  • Present participle of bypass. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bypassing" in a sentence
  • "There is a lot of extra driving involved in bypassing Monclova by going to Laredo and driving to Saltillo through Monterrey."
  • "The obvious reason is that there are powerful industry and political players that are stifling that line of question, because they are hip deep (and joined at the hip) in bypassing regulations."
  • "Worst move: If those who compare Reggie Bush to legendary Gale Sayers are correct, the Texans made a terrible mistake in bypassing Bush for Williams."
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