"bypass" in the noun sense
1. beltway, bypass, ring road, ringway
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)
3. shunt, electrical shunt, bypass
a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current
"bypass" in the verb sense
1. bypass, short-circuit, go around, get around
avoid something unpleasant or laborious
"You cannot bypass these rules!"
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