Definitions for bypass

Definitions for (noun) bypass

Main entry: beltway, bypass, ring road, ringway

Definition: a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center

Main entry: shunt, bypass, electrical shunt

Definition: a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

Main entry: bypass

Definition: a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)

Definitions for (verb) bypass

Main entry: get around, go around, bypass, short-circuit

Definition: avoid something unpleasant or laborious

Usage: You cannot bypass these rules!

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