Meaning of BYPASS in English


n. & v.

n. 1 a road passing round a town or its centre to provide an alternative route for through traffic. 2 a a secondary channel or pipe etc. to allow a flow when the main one is closed or blocked. b an alternative passage for the circulation of blood during a surgical operation on the heart. 1 avoid; go round. 2 provide with a bypass.

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