Bypass

  An alternative path. In a heating duct or pipe, an alternative path for the flow of the heat transfer fluid from one point to another, as determined by the opening or closing of control valves both in the primary line and the bypass line.

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  • Bypass — may refer to:Bypass (slang)(digestive), where gas is expelled through anus during the event of a voluntary fecal restriction, thus the gas bypassed through the fecal matter and released via anus. *Bypass (computing), in computing, circumventing… …   Wikipedia

  • Bypass — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Baipás –del inglés bypass– se refiere, en general, a una ruta alternativa a otra normal. Particularmente puede referirse a: Bypass, técnica de cirugía vascular que consiste en crear una ruta alternativa para el flujo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bypass — (ingl.; pronunc. [baipás]; pl. «bypass» o «bypasses», pronunc. [baipás] o [baipáses]) m. Med. Intervención quirúrgica que tiene por objeto restablecer el flujo sanguíneo en una arteria dañada. * * * Del inglés bypass, deviación, variante. En… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bypass — (englisch für „Umgehung“, „Überbrückung“), eingedeutscht Beipass steht für: Bypass (digitale Systeme), Umgehung der Pipeline in einer CPU Bypass (Logistik), die direkte Belieferung des Käufers unter Umgehung des Händlers Bypass (Medizin), das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bypass — by‧pass [ˈbaɪpɑːs ǁ pæs] verb [transitive] to avoid something such as a law, rule, or system, or to avoid involving someone in a process: • Companies will always try to bypass laws aimed at protecting workers rights. • Customers can buy direct… …   Financial and business terms

  • bypass — [bī′pas΄] n. 1. a way, path, etc. between two points that avoids or is auxiliary to the main way; specif., an alternative highway route, as for skirting an urban area 2. a pipe or channel providing an auxiliary passage for gas or liquid, as that… …   English World dictionary

  • bypass — (del inglés; pronunciamos baipás ) sustantivo masculino 1. Prótesis artificial o biológica que comunica dos puntos de una arteria estropeada: Le han colocado un bypass porque tenía una estrechez en la válvula …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • bypass — channel …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • bypass — index avoidance (evasion), circumvent, detour, eschew, forgo, ignore, omit, pretermit …   Law dictionary

  • bypass — 1848, of certain pipes in a gasworks, from BY (Cf. by) + PASS (Cf. pass). First used 1922 for road for the relief of congestion; figurative sense is from 1928. The heart operation was first so called 1957 …   Etymology dictionary

  • bypass — [v] avoid blink at, burke, circumnavigate, circumvent, depart from, detour, deviate from, finesse, get around, go around, go around the barn*, ignore, let go, neglect, omit, outflank, pass around, sidestep, skirt, take back road*, wink at;… …   New thesaurus

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