- the right to precede; precedence
- a step or series of steps in dancing
Origin of pasFrench from Classical Latin passus, a step: see pass
- A step or dance.
- The right to go before; precedence.
Origin of pasFrench from Old French from Latin passus step ; see pace 1.
- plural form of Pa
pas - Computer Definition
(Process Automation System) A process control system that uses a network to interconnect sensors, controllers, operator terminals and actuators. A PAS is based on open standards in contrast to a DCS (distributed control system), which is traditionally proprietary. See DCS.