bypass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bypass avoid something unpleasant or laborious "You cannot bypass these rules!"
    • n bypass a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
    • n bypass a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
    • n bypass a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)
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Usage

In literature:

Mabel hated Miss Bypass because Miss Bypass was, she said, the rudest creature she ever met.
"If Winter Comes" by A.S.M. Hutchinson
There's no way of bypassing that.
"Star Hunter" by Andre Alice Norton
Some bypass conventional treatment and deal with whole raw wastes.
"The Nation's River" by United States Department of the Interior
Dark slowed and entered the cloverleaf that took him onto the bypass expressway.
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
She had enabled him to bypass one stage altogether.
"Mezzerow Loves Company" by Floyd L. Wallace
Valleyview had been bypassed quite some time ago by one of the new super-duper highways.
"The Servant Problem" by Robert F. Young
And I don't want to bypass and miss anything.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Bypassing the normal review erodes budget discipline and accountability.
"The Iraq Study Group Report" by United States Institute for Peace
There was no room to bypass those ahead.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
His sense of formalism had been sloughed off, his agreed-upon reactions bypassed.
"Warm" by Robert Sheckley
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In poetry:

The pidgin talk the youthful use
Bypasses conversation.
I can't believe the code they choose
Is a means of communication.
Oh to be with people over sixty
Despite their tendency to prolixty!
"You Can Be A Republican, I'm A Genocrat" by Ogden Nash

In news:

But the man also received a coronary bypass, so doctors could not be sure how much of his change was due to the transplant .
Snipping nerve could control hunger, provide alternative to gastric bypass.
Neil Armstrong recovering well after cardiac bypass surgery.
Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, underwent cardiac bypass surgery Tuesday.
The city of Creston, Iowa discovered untreated wastewater bypassing from its northeast lift station to a dry run that leads to the Middle Platte River at 6:30 am Friday.
The bypass has been stopped.
Doctors will attempt to connect the vas deferens directly to another tube at the back of the testicle called the epididymis, bypassing the part of the vas deferens that's no longer active.
Yellow forsythia around Carr's Hill and along the 250 Bypass are blooming their fool heads off.
Water pipe replacement work will come to five Jamaica Plain streets within the next five weeks, possibly creating street closures and temporary water service bypasses.
The high-flow release of water into the Colorado River from bypass tubes at Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Ariz.
The high-flow release of water into the Colorado River from bypass tubes at Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Ariz. Monday Nov 19, 2012 begins as Interior Secretary Ken Salazar opens the valves.
Water pipe replacement work will come to five Jamaica Plain streets within the next five weeks, possibly creating street closures and temporary water service bypasses.
The city of Shelby is moving forward with projects geared toward its airport, future US 74 bypass and commerce center.
The House on Thursday passed a resolution condemning the Obama administration for allowing states to bypass rules requiring that many welfare recipients actively seek employment as a condition for receiving the cash benefits.
WRGB probably made the wise choice, bypassing Jaguars-Bills — teams with a combined record of 6-16 — and going with the 8-3 Patriots at the 5-6 Dolphins as the opener of a CBS doubleheader.
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In science:

However two obstacles still need to be bypassed at this point.
Random Planar Lattices and Integrated SuperBrownian Excursion
This difficulty was bypassed by discovering that for a system composed by many many particles, practically all the initial conditions (at fixed total energy) lead to the same macroscopic behavior of the system.
Complex Systems: a Physicist's Viewpoint
Furthermore, Fuchs (2002) recently showed that massive disks can account for the spiral structure observed in many LSB galaxies, bypassing the need for an external perturber (but raising the issue of the origin of such high M/L ratios).
On the Spiral Structure of NGC 2915 and Dark Matter
This approach extracts the basic physics while bypassing a full modal analysis, such as that done for wind bowshocks by Dgani, Van Buren, & Noriega-Crespo (1996).
Trapped Protostellar Winds and their Breakout
Fig. 3, this problem is bypassed measuring all the even positions by the upper row of detectors, while the odd ones are detected by the lower row.
Simulation of quantum random walks using interference of classical field
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