verb (used with object), by·passed or (Rare) by·past; by·passed or by·past; by·pass·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM bypassbypasser, by-passer, noun
Example sentences from the Web for bypass
Al Qaeda and Zawahiri know they have been bypassed in the streets of Cairo, Suez and Alexandria.
But al Qaeda and Zawahiri know they have been bypassed in the streets of Cairo, Suez and Alexandria.
We might have bypassed the ignorant masses in favor of an enlightened few.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
John Batchelor talks to Republicans who say Ryan's peeved his ideas were bypassed—and reports more turmoil on the right.
Valleyview had been bypassed quite some time ago by one of the new super-duper highways.The Servant Problem|Robert F. Young
A check on diverging evolutions, they had called it—uncounted thousands of suns without planets, bypassed.An Empty Bottle|Mari Wolf
Somehow, the signal wire had been bypassed, to keep the operators from knowing the drone control was inoperative.
We can safely assume that Omega will not have bypassed any likely target.Greylorn|John Keith Laumer
If the cut wire hadn't interrupted the circuit, that meant the circuit had been bypassed.
British Dictionary definitions for bypass
- the redirection of blood flow, either to avoid a diseased blood vessel or in order to perform heart surgerySee coronary bypass
- (as modifier)bypass surgery
- an electrical circuit, esp one containing a capacitor, connected in parallel around one or more components, providing an alternative path for certain frequencies
- (as modifier)a bypass capacitor