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Princeton's WordNet

  1. business, stage business, byplaynoun

    incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect

    "his business with the cane was hilarious"


  1. byplaynoun

    Any action, carried out onstage during a performance, apart from the main action.


  1. byplay

    Byplay is a secondary action, incident or sequence which happens simultaneously with the main action, often in a play, movie, or other performance. It can also refer to subtle or non-verbal communication, asides, or interaction between characters that is considered secondary to the main dialogue or events.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Byplaynoun

    action carried on aside, and commonly in dumb show, while the main action proceeds

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of byplay in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of byplay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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