passing definition

  • adjective:
    • going by; going past: the little one waved toward moving automobiles.
    • Of brief timeframe; transitory: a passing fancy.
    • Cursory or superficial; casual: a passing glance.
    • permitting one to pass a test, course of research, examination, or examination; satisfactory: a passing grade.
    • Archaic Very or great; surpassing: "'Tis a passing shame” ( Shakespeare).
    • concerning the work of passing or going; going by, beyond, through, or away; departing.
    • Exceeding; surpassing, eminent.
    • hasty and without focus on detail; maybe not thorough
    • of advancing the baseball by tossing it
    • allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or assessment) satisfactorily
    • enduring a very limited time
  • adverb:
    • Very; surpassingly: "I will mention only one particular aspect of the current mess because ... this one is surely something new and passing strange” ( Walker Percy).
    • Exceedingly; exceptionally; surpassingly
    • to a serious level
  • noun:
    • The work of one that passes and/or fact of getting passed away: the passage of another summer time.
    • A place where or a means where one could pass.
    • Death.
    • a kind of juggling where a number of folks pass props between one another, frequently groups or rings.
    • The act of 1 who, or whatever, passes; the act of going by or away.
    • The work of progressing or by; also, the work of departing; dying.
    • passageway; ratification; enactment.
    • A gold or silver thread or fine cable produced by turning a flat and incredibly little ribbon of the material spirally around a silk bond. Moving is employed in embroidery, in couched work, and so on, laid from the basis and sewed to it with good silk thread.
    • success in satisfying a test or requirement
    • the termination of something
    • the movement of 1 object relative to another
    • a bodily result of changing from spot or stage to another
    • (American baseball) a play which involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate
    • euphemistic expressions for death
    • going by a thing that is transferring purchase to obtain before it
  • idiom:
    • in driving While going by; incidentally.
  • verb:
    • Present participle of pass.
  • others:
    • that's or are actually occurring; existing: as, moving events; the moving hour.
    • Cursory; such is done, offered, etc., while one passes: as, a passing glance.
    • Fleeting; fading away.
    • Exceeding; surpassing; transcendent; egregious; eminent; extraordinary.
    • Surpassingly; wonderfully: extremely; very.
    • Exceeding; past; over.

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