beltway, bypass, ring road, ringway(noun)
a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)
shunt, electrical shunt, bypass(verb)
a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
bypass, short-circuit, go around, get around(verb)
avoid something unpleasant or laborious
"You cannot bypass these rules!"
a road that passes around something, such as a residential area
a section of pipe that conducts a fluid around some other fixture
an electrical shunt
an alternative passage created to divert a bodily fluid around a damaged organ; the surgical procedure to construct such a bypass
to avoid an obstacle etc, by constructing or using a bypass
to ignore the usual channels or procedures
A bypass is a road or highway that avoids or "bypasses" a built-up area, town, or village, to let through traffic flow without interference from local traffic, to reduce congestion in the built-up area, and to improve road safety. If there are no strong land use controls, buildings are often built in town along a bypass, converting it into an ordinary town road, and the bypass may eventually become as congested as the local streets it was intended to avoid. Shopping centres and some other companies often are built there for ease of access, while homes are often avoided for noise reasons.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'bypass' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3423
The numerical value of bypass in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of bypass in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We establish a circuit, and everything is air-tight, and that’s standard myocardial bypass.
My advice to a future president is increasingly try to bypass the traditional venues that create divisions and try to find new venues within this new media that are quirkier, less predictable.
I just remember him reassuring the family members of people that are cut from stem to stern when they do those coronary bypass surgeries, and just reassuring the family and how soft-spoken he was.
For us, in the absence of having a fully resourced, cinematic marketing campaign, it feels as if the most logical decision is to bypass cinematic release, we don't have a lot of it (money), so I'm trying to spend it wisely.
A single spear-phishing email carrying a slightly altered malware can bypass multi-million dollar enterprise security solutions if an adversary deceives a cyber-hygienically apathetic employee into opening the attachment or clicking a malicious link and thereby compromising the entire network.
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Translations for bypass
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- байпас, обиколен път, заобикалям, шунт, заобикалянеBulgarian
- apartador, derivació, bypass, variant, anastomosi de derivació per a revascularització cardíaca, desviació, canal de derivació, camí secundari, canal d'alimentació, rondaCatalan, Valencian
- Bypass, Umgehungsstraße, UmgehungGerman
- πάροδος, πλάγια οδός, παρακάμπτω, παράκαμψη, αορτοστεφανιαία παράκαμψη, καταστρατήγησηGreek
- variante, baipásSpanish
- sivuputki, ohitusleikkaus, ohittaa, sivuuttaa, ohikulkutie, kiertäminenFinnish
- déviation, contourner, pontage, contournement, passer outreFrench
- seachbhealach, seachbhóthar, seachródIrish
- elkerül, elkerülőút, megkerül, figyelmen kívül hagyHungarian
- 迂回路, バイパスJapanese
- sluipweg, rondweg, omzeilenDutch
- ocolire, deviațieRomanian
- обход, байпас, обходная дорога, шунт, обходный путьRussian
- kringled, förbifartsled, bypass, förbifartSwedish
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