pass-through
noun Date: 1951 1. the act, action, or process of offsetting increased costs by raising prices 2. an opening in a wall between two rooms through which something (as dishes) may be passed

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  • pass-through — pass′ through or pass′through n. 1) cvb a windowlike opening, as one for passing food or dishes between a kitchen and a dining area 2) cvb a place through which one passes or is obliged to pass • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • pass through … — ˌpass ˈthrough… derived to go through a town, etc, stopping there for a short time but not staying • We were passing through, so we thought we d come and say hello. Main entry: ↑passderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass through — index endure (suffer), perambulate, permeate, pervade, traverse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pass-through — ☆ pass through [pas′thro͞o΄ ] n. an opening in a wall, as between a kitchen and dining room, often with a shelf, as for passing food …   English World dictionary

  • pass through — verb 1. make a passage or journey from one place to another (Freq. 18) The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs; Some travelers pass through the desert • Syn: ↑transit, ↑move through, ↑pass across, ↑pass over •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass-through — The original type of MBS structure. In a pass through, investors own a pro rata claim to the cash flows from the pool of underlying mortgages. Each investor s pro rata share of interest and principal is remitted to the investor, passed through,… …   Financial and business terms

  • pass-through — /pas throoh , pahs /, n. 1. a windowlike opening, as one for passing food or dishes between a kitchen and a dining area. 2. a place through which one passes or is obliged to pass: Motorists used the park as a pass through. The new gate will be a… …   Universalium

  • pass through — phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms pass through : present tense I/you/we/they pass through he/she/it passes through present participle passing through past tense passed through past participle passed through pass through something… …   English dictionary

  • pass through — phr verb Pass through is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑current, ↑pipe, ↑pipeline, ↑ray, ↑ripple, ↑route, ↑shudder Pass through is used with these nouns as the object: ↑airport, ↑gut, ↑immigration, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • pass through — Synonyms and related words: be exposed to, be subjected to, course, cover, do, encounter, endure, experience, feel, gain entree, get into, get through, go over, go through, have, interpenetrate, know, labor under, make an entrance, make way into …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pass through — verb a) To transit something The dough is passed through the pasta machine several times b) To make something move through something else We passed through enemy lines in the fog …   Wiktionary

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