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  • 1 Passing — Pass ing, a. 1. Relating to the act of passing or going; going by, beyond, through, or away; departing. [1913 Webster] 2. Exceeding; surpassing, eminent. Chaucer. Her passing deformity. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Passing note} (Mus.), a character… …

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  • 2 Passing note — Passing Pass ing, a. 1. Relating to the act of passing or going; going by, beyond, through, or away; departing. [1913 Webster] 2. Exceeding; surpassing, eminent. Chaucer. Her passing deformity. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Passing note} (Mus.), a… …

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  • 3 Passing tone — Passing Pass ing, a. 1. Relating to the act of passing or going; going by, beyond, through, or away; departing. [1913 Webster] 2. Exceeding; surpassing, eminent. Chaucer. Her passing deformity. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Passing note} (Mus.), a… …

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  • 4 Passing — may refer to:ociology*Passing (sociology), presenting oneself as a member of another sociological group *Passing (gender), presenting oneself as a member of the opposite gender *Passing (racial identity), presenting oneself as a member of another …

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  • 5 passing off — ˌpassing ˈoff noun [uncountable] the act of pretending that something is more valuable than it really is in order to deceive people: • One of the most disturbing trends in counterfeit products is the passing off of old items as new. * * * passing …

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  • 6 Passing — Pass ing, n. The act of one who, or that which, passes; the act of going by or away. [1913 Webster] {Passing bell}, a tolling of a bell to announce that a soul is passing, or has passed, from its body (formerly done to invoke prayers for the… …

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  • 7 Passing bell — Passing Pass ing, n. The act of one who, or that which, passes; the act of going by or away. [1913 Webster] {Passing bell}, a tolling of a bell to announce that a soul is passing, or has passed, from its body (formerly done to invoke prayers for… …

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  • 8 passing — [pas′iŋ] adj. [ME] 1. going by, beyond, past, over, or through 2. lasting only a short time; short lived; fleeting; momentary 3. casual; cursory; incidental [a passing remark] 4. satisfying given requirements or standards [a passing grade] 5 …

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  • 9 Passing (racial identity) — Examples US civil rights leader Walter Francis White (who was blond haired, blue eyed, and very pale skinned), the chief executive of the NAACP from 1929 until his death in 1955, was of mixed race and mostly white ancestry. Five of his great… …

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  • 10 Passing Strange — Infobox Musical name=Passing Strange caption= music= Stew Heidi Rodewald lyrics= Stew book= Stew productions= 2006 Berkeley 2007 Off Broadway 2008 Broadway awards=Tony Award for Best Book Passing Strange is a musical with lyrics and book by Stew… …

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  • 11 passing — I. noun Date: 14th century the act of one that passes or causes to pass; especially death 1a II. adjective Date: 14th century 1. going by or past < a passing pedestrian > 2. having a brief duration < a passin …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 Passing off — For other uses of this and related terms please refer to the pass disambiguation page. Passing off is a common law tort which can be used to enforce unregistered trademark rights. The tort of passing off protects the goodwill of a trader from a… …

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  • 13 Passing (juggling) — Manuel and Christoph Mitasch, world record holding club passers. Passing is the act of juggling between more than one person. It is a very social part of juggling and is very impressive to watch. It is possible to pass with any juggling prop, but …

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  • 14 Act for the Relief of the Poor 1601 — Old Poor Law redirects here. For the Old Poor Law which existed in Scotland between 1574 1845, see Old Scottish Poor Law. The Act for the Relief of the Poor 1601, popularly known as the Elizabethan Poor Law , 43rd Elizabeth [1] or the Old Poor… …

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  • 15 Act of Union 1800 — The phrase Act of Union 1800 (or sometimes Act of Union 1801) ( ga. Acht an Aontais 1800) is used to describe two complementary Acts [ [http://www.statutelaw.gov.uk/SearchResults.aspx?TYPE=QS Title=union Year=1800 Number= LegType=All+Legislation… …

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  • 16 passing — passingly, adv. passingness, n. /pas ing, pah sing/, adj. 1. going by or past; elapsing: He was feeling better with each passing day. 2. brief, fleeting, or fortuitous; transitory: to take a passing fancy to something. 3. done, given, etc., in… …

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  • 17 passing — pass•ing [[t]ˈpæs ɪŋ, ˈpɑ sɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) going past; elapsing: each passing day[/ex] 2) brief; fleeting: a passing fancy[/ex] 3) superficial; cursory: a passing mention[/ex] 4) indicating satisfactory performance, as in a test: a passing… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 passing — /ˈpasɪŋ/ (say pahsing) adjective 1. going by; elapsing. 2. fleeting or transitory. 3. that is now happening; current. 4. done, given, etc., in passing; cursory: a passing mention. 5. surpassing, pre eminent, or extreme. 6. indicating that one has …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 Passing — Pass Pass, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Passed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Passing}.] [F. passer, LL. passare, fr. L. passus step, or from pandere, passum, to spread out, lay open. See {Pace}.] 1. To go; to move; to proceed; to be moved or transferred from one… …

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  • 20 passing — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, abrupt, accidental, accompanying, act, ado, advance, advancement, afloat, afoot, aggrandizement, ambulant, ambulative, ambulatory, annihilation, ascending, axial, back, back flowing, backward, bane,… …

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