Provide (a town) with a route diverting traffic from its center
the town has been bypassed
Avoid or circumvent (an obstacle or problem)
a manager might bypass formal channels of communication
A road passing around a town or its center to provide an alternative route for through traffic
A secondary channel, pipe, or connection to allow a flow when the main one is closed or blocked
An alternative passage made by surgery, typically to aid the circulation of blood
A surgical operation to make such a passage
a heart bypass
avoid something unpleasant or laborious; "You cannot bypass these rules!"
beltway: a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)
shunt: a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
Source direct, also known as tone defeat or bypass is a sound engineering term. It describes a feature on a piece of audio equipment which allows the audio effect such as bass and treble controls to be bypassed, leaving the sound unaltered by the equipment. ...
In computer networks, a proxy server is a server (a computer system or an application program) that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. ...
A bypass is a road or highway that avoids or "bypasses" a built-up area, town, or village, to let through traffic flow without interference from local traffic, to reduce congestion in the built-up area, and to improve road safety.
In telecommunications, the term bypass has these meanings: # The use of any telecommunications facilities or services that circumvents those of the local exchange common carrier. #: Note: Bypass facilities or services may be either customer-provided or vendor-supplied. ...
In rebreather breathing sets, a bypass is a hand-operated valve that can be used to let more oxygen (or other breathing gas) into the breathing system, by-passing the cylinder's flow rate control valve.
(Bypassing) In ordinary English bypassing means to pass by a place without entering it. Thus a road known as a bypass may be built around a town, and traffic which needs to use the roads in the area but not enter the town will bypass it.
a road that passes around something, such as a residential area; a circumvention; a section of pipe that conducts a fluid around some other fixture; an electrical shunt; an alternative passage created to divert a bodily fluid around a damaged organ; the surgical procedure to construct such a ...
(Bypassing) Avoiding the chat filter. You can get silenced for this (See Silence).
(Bypassing) The skill bypasses and ignores an effect on the target. Commonly used for bypassing invulnerability or counter effects.
(bypassing) The diversion of a flow of water or wastewater around processes or structure through which the flow normally passes. Also used to describe the diversion of raw or partially treated wastewater to a receiving body of water.
(bypassing) moving beach material from the updrift to the downdrift side of an obstruction such as a river, marina or groyne.
(bypassing) the pattern of miscommunication that occurs when individuals think they understand each other but actually miss each other's meaning.
An arrangement of pipes, gates and valves by which the flow of water may be passed around a piece of equipment or diverted to another piece of equipment; a controlled diversion.
Access an IEC other than the customer's Equal Access carrier by dialing 10+CIC Code.(e.g. Bypass to WorldCom by dialing "1010555"). See Walkthrough, CIC Code
A surgical procedure in which the doctor creates a new pathway for the flow of body fluids.
Providing a secondary path to relieve pressure in the primary passage. One example would be a water pump or thermostat housing bypass in the cooling system.
A connection or a valve system that allows untreated water to flow to a water system while a water treatment unit is being regenerated, backwashed, or serviced; also applied to a special water line installed to provide untreated water to a particular tap, such as a sill cock.
The alteration of a telephone instrument so that it will pass audio even with the handset on the cradle (an alteration to the hookswitch).
airstream that completely bypasses the core compression system, combustor and turbine system
a door consisting of two or more panels that run in parallel tracks.
The ability of a station to isolate itself optically from a network while maintaining the continuity of the cable plant.