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Meaning of BYPASS

Pronunciation:  'bIpâs

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a road that takes traffic around the edge of a town
  2. [n]  a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
  3. [n]  a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)
  4. [v]  avoid something unpleasant or laborious; "You cannot bypass these rules!"

BYPASS is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: circumferential, electrical shunt, get around, go around, ring road, short-circuit, shunt
 See Also: avoid, circuit, conductor, electric circuit, electrical circuit, road, route, shunt



Medical Dictionary
 Definition: A surgical procedure in which the doctor creates a new pathway for the flow of body fluids.
Thesaurus Terms
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