by-pass definition

  • noun:
    • A by-passage, for a pipe, or other station, to divert blood flow from the normal program.
    • a supplementary gas-pipe moving around a valve or gas-chamber, familiar with avoid a complete stoppage for the circulation of gas once the device or chamber is shut.
    • In wash-bottles and similar apparatus for the handling of gases, a tube with a stop-cock connecting the ingress and egress tubes, so that by opening the stopcock the gas may pass without flowing through the apparatus itself.
    • Any passage for conducting around an obstruction, such as for instance a closed device, part of the fluid or product which undergoes the key channel.
    • a highway that encircles an urban location so traffic does not have to move across the center
    • a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another unit to divert a portion of current
    • a surgically produced shunt (usually around a damaged part)
  • others:
    • To provide with a by-pass.
    • To permit (a liquid) to flow through an auxiliary station, around a valve or a cylinder or back into a reservoir, as opposed to following the most common or direct program through main or normal station.
  • verb:
    • stay away from some thing unpleasant or laborious

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