passage
I. noun Date: 13th century 1. a. a way of exit or entrance ; a road, path, channel, or course by which something passes b. a corridor or lobby giving access to the different rooms or parts of a building or apartment 2. a. the action or process of passing from one place, condition, or stage to another b. death 1a c. a continuous movement or flow <
the passage of time
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3. a. (1) a specific act of traveling or passing especially by sea or air (2) a privilege of conveyance as a passenger ; accommodations b. the passing of a legislative measure or law ; enactment 4. a right, liberty, or permission to pass 5. a. something that happens or is done ; incident b. something that takes place between two persons mutually 6. a. a usually brief portion of a written work or speech that is relevant to a point under discussion or noteworthy for content or style b. a phrase or short section of a musical composition c. a detail of a work of art (as a painting) 7. the act or action of passing something or undergoing a passing 8. incubation of a pathogen (as a virus) in culture, a living organism, or a developing egg II. verb (passaged; passaging) Date: 1824 intransitive verb to go past or across ; cross transitive verb to subject to passage <
passaged a virus
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