Bypass definitions

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The definition of a bypass is a secondary connection that goes around the main route or that provides an alternative means of arriving at a destination, or a surgical procedure designed to provide an alternative route.

A street designed to let you drive over the highway and skip the highway traffic is an example of a bypass.

A surgery performed to create a different path for blood to travel to the heart after your arteries get blocked is an example of a bypass.

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To bypass is to provide an alternative way around, or to get around something.

If you take a shortcut to avoid traffic, this is an example of a time when you bypass traffic.

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A highway or section of a highway that passes around an obstructed or congested area.
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A pipe or channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture.
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A means of circumvention.
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An alternative passage created surgically to divert the flow of blood or other bodily fluid or circumvent an obstructed or diseased organ.
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A surgical procedure to create such a channel.

A coronary artery bypass; a gastric bypass.

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To avoid (an obstacle) by using an alternative channel, passage, or route.
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To be heedless of; ignore.

Bypassed standard office procedures.

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To channel (piped liquid, for example) through a bypass.
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A way, path, etc. between two points that avoids or is auxiliary to the main way; specif., an alternative highway route, as for skirting an urban area.
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A pipe or channel providing an auxiliary passage for gas or liquid, as that leading to the pilot light in a gas stove.
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A surgical operation to provide passage for a fluid, as blood, around a diseased or blocked part or organ.
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Such a passage.
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To go around instead of through; use a bypass to avoid.
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To furnish with a bypass.
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To ignore, fail to consult, etc.
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An alternative passage created surgically to divert the flow of blood or other bodily fluid or circumvent an obstructed or diseased organ.
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A surgical procedure to create such a channel.

A coronary artery bypass; a gastric bypass.

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To avoid an obstacle by using an alternative channel, passage, or route.
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A passage created surgically to divert the flow of blood or other bodily fluid or to circumvent an obstructed or diseased organ.
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In communications, to avoid the local telephone company by using satellites and microwave systems.
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A road that passes around something, such as a residential area.
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A section of pipe that conducts a fluid around some other fixture.
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(medicine) An alternative passage created to divert a bodily fluid around a damaged organ; the surgical procedure to construct such a bypass.
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To avoid an obstacle etc, by constructing or using a bypass.
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To ignore the usual channels or procedures.
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Origin of bypass

by- +‎ pass