pass around


  • One can generally pass around obstructions like this on the trail
    One can generally pass around obstructions like this on the trail
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v pass around cause to become widely known "spread information","circulate a rumor","broadcast the news"
    • v pass around cause be distributed "This letter is being circulated among the faculty"
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  • Bob Dylan
    “People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around -- the music and the ideas.”


In literature:

Cartier passed around the northern side of Newfoundland and into the broad expanse of water west of it.
"Introductory American History" by Henry Eldridge Bourne
Jest and laughter passed around, and all was as merry as merry could be.
"The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood" by Howard Pyle
Then he passed through, and instead of going up to the house, turned around, and stood with his head toward the road.
"Beautiful Joe" by by Marshall Saunders
They pass out from the vestibule, and after bending around somewhat like a hoop, they return again to the vestibule.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
He did glance around, but saw nobody passing except the Arkwright boy.
"Birthright" by T.S. Stribling
This can be shown by winding a thread around the stem, passing it over each leaf-scar.
"Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf" by Jane H. Newell
There are other trees around whose trunks and under whose boughs whole families of children passed much of their childhood.
"De La Salle Fifth Reader" by Brothers of the Christian Schools
With three friends I stood upon the roof of a house near the new opera, watching what was passing around.
"Paris under the Commune" by John Leighton
Continuing our journey, we passed around the southern brow of the hill, under the Moorish battlements.
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
Miss Thorne passed around the house, and entered the barn.
"Elusive Isabel" by Jacques Futrelle

In poetry:

The old churchyard often I wander around—
Oft passing to stoop o'er a lone grassy mound;
The dear ones who left me are waiting below,
Nor long will I tarry—'tis time I should go.
"Old Memories" by Janet Hamilton
The evening queen will strive in vain
To break the spell which bound her;
A million stars can never throw
Departed warmth around her;
They all must pass away and leave
The earth as they had found her.
"The Earth Laments for Day" by Henry Kendall
All unaware; and the country is full of voices,
Mild strangers passing: they reck not of me nor of thee.
List! about and around us wondrous sweet noises,
Laughter of little children and maids that dreaming be.
"The Sleep of Sigismund" by Jean Ingelow
My Harp had long hung on a withering tree,—
The snow lay around it, and loud howl'd the blast ;
It had not been touch'd since I touch'd it for thee,
And the winter wind sigh'd thro' its strings as it pass'd.
"My Harp" by Mary Anne Browne
God gave us hearts of ardour,—God gave us noble
And God has poured around us his paradise of light;
Has he bade us sow the sunshine, and only reap the
Created us in glory, to pass away in night?
"The Cry Of The Russian Serf To The Czar" by Ernest Jones
Through the darkness and discord of life they have passed,
And have reached the calm port of their voyage at last,
Where the billows are silent, the tempest is stilled,
And the haven around with serenity filled.
"Rest of the Grave" by John Bowring

In news:

An offbeat mix of fable and satire, "The Brass Teapot" is based around the idea that a teapot is passed through the centuries with an alluring but evil power.
An offbeat mix of fable and satire, "The Brass Teapot " is based around the idea that a teapot is passed through the centuries with an alluring but evil power.
As the Aug 12th storm passed through Lometa, TX around midnight, I setup to caught these shots of the Church of the Hills cross.
I was around 8 years old when I entered and won my age division of the local "Punt, Pass and Kick" competition in which kids punt, pass and kick a football.
She can't get around well or work, and passing time in bed gets her down.
Rowing around an island the size of Maryland at 3.5 miles per hour, there are stretches when time passes slower than the coastline.
" Xanax Was Passed Around Like Candy" at Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion.
TC4 will pass by Earth at around 10:30 pm ET and can be watched at
The first was a tribute to George Harrison, right around the tenth anniversary of his passing.
On motorcycle riding, "good" advice gets passed around like a bottle of Mad Dog in a homeless camp.
Highway Patrol says a truck passed a school bus in a passing zone around 6 am and hit 61-year-old Samuel Howard Peterson who was walking in the road.
A holiday statue passed around from neighbor to neighbor began as a prank that led to a community mystery and finally to a neighborhood legend .
If you're not going to the RG or a League Pass subscriber, then you're not watching this one, which is why you should check back here around 7 pm to follow along with the action.
Many around western New York are of the belief that the Buffalo Bills are in the market to add a pass rusher through the draft, while most believe it will be with the tenth overall pick in April.
The script has been passed around more or less continuously since Dobbs wrote it in 1978—several millennia ago, in film years—and it's perpetually about to go into production.

In science:

This is not true on Z! The simple random walk on Z cannot “pass around”: it hits necessarily one of two points of the random cloud that are “neighbours” of its starting position.
Dynamics of trap models
The nth approximant behaves well at smaller s but eventually passes through 0 around s = n and then behaved non-physically.
Using the Wigner-Ibach Surmise to Analyze Terrace-Width Distributions: History, User's Guide, and Advances
The region of validity of this approximation is illustrated in Fig. 4: it does not capture the dissipative effects around the electron diffusion scale or the electron heating, but it remains uniformly valid as the cascade passes from collisional to collisionless scales and also as it crosses the ion gyroscale.
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
The latter yielded “the first direct observation of distribution of dust around an AGN central engine with the first N-band and VLBI observatory of an extragalactic source.” It was NGC 1068, and another clear candidate for the LDDFJR prize. Ofir and Ribak (2006) note that 30 years have passed since R.
Astrophysics in 2006
The filtering was done in two passes to remove the filtering artifacts (”negative side-lobes”) around the brightest sources (Frayer et al. 2006a). A calibration factor of 702 MJy sr−1 per MIPS-70-unit (Gordon et al. 2007) was assumed, and the data have been color corrected by dividing by 0.918 (Stansberry et al. 2007).
The IRAC Dark Field; Far- Infrared to X-ray Data