- a windowlike opening, as one for passing food or dishes between a kitchen and a dining area.
- a place through which one passes or is obliged to pass: Motorists used the park as a pass-through. The new gate will be a pass-through for security clearance.
- denoting a pass-through; passalong.
Origin of pass-through
1950–55, Americanism; noun and adj. use of verb phrase pass through
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Examples from the Web for pass-through
“Whittier Drive is a pass-through street,” said Beverly Hills attorney Gina Hope, who lives nearby.Hollywood Murder Stumps Detectives
November 18, 2010
Ought to have a recording of that for the Board when I go up for my pass-through.Plague Ship