bypassing

[ bahy-pas, -pahs ]SEE DEFINITION OF bypassing
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WORD ORIGIN

also by-pass, 1848, of certain pipes in a gasworks, from by + pass (n.). First used 1922 for "road for the relief of congestion;" figurative sense is from 1928. The heart operation was first so called 1957.

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