passing

  • 1 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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  • 2 Passing — de massues entre deux jongleurs. Un passing est une figure de jonglerie impliquant plusieurs personnes (aux moins deux mains). Les passes se font entre passeurs, fixes, en déplacement ou en « poste » pour servir les autres. Une passe à… …

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  • 3 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 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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  • 5 Passing — Pass ing, adv. Exceedingly; excessively; surpassingly; as, passing fair; passing strange. You apprehend passing shrewdly. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 passing — s.n. (Sport) Pasă (1). [Scris şi pasing. / < engl. passing]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.07.2005. Sursa: DN  PÁSSING s. n. pasă (1). (< engl. passing) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …

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  • 8 passing — ► ADJECTIVE 1) done quickly and casually. 2) (of a resemblance or similarity) slight. ► NOUN 1) the ending of something. 2) euphemistic a person s death. ● in passing Cf. ↑in passing …

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  • 9 passing# — passing n *death, decease, demise passing adj *transient, transitory, ephemeral, momentary, fugitive, fleeting, evanescent, short lived …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 passing — [adj] brief, casual cursory, ephemeral, evanescent, fleeting, fugacious, fugitive, glancing, hasty, impermanent, momentary, quick, shallow, short, short lived, slight, superficial, temporary, transient, transitory; concepts 551,798 Ant. lasting,… …

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  • 11 Passing By — is a song written by Brian Wilson for the American pop band The Beach Boys. It was released on their 1968 album Friends . Details * Written by: Brian Wilson * Album: Friends * Time: 2 min 23 sec * Produced by: The Beach Boys Performers * Brian… …

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  • 12 passing on — the defence to a claim for restitution that the plaintiff, albeit he suffered a loss at the defendant s expense, has passed on that loss to others. Most likely to be encountered in cases of wrongfully demanded taxes – the business making the… …

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  • 13 passing — index brief, circulation, cursory, ephemeral, extremity (death), itinerant, moving (in …

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  • 14 passing — [[t]pɑ͟ːsɪŋ, pæ̱s [/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n A passing fashion, activity, or feeling lasts for only a short period of time and is not worth taking very seriously. Hamnett does not believe environmental concern is a passing fad... He had never taken more …

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  • 15 passing — pass|ing1 [ˈpa:sıŋ US ˈpæ ] n [U] 1.) the passing of time/the years the process of time going by ▪ Most of the old traditions have died out with the passing of time. ▪ The passing of the years had done nothing to improve his temper. 2.)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 passing — pass|ing1 [ pæsıŋ ] adjective only before noun * 1. ) moving past: He was found by a passing motorist. Bridget grabbed a glass of champagne from a passing waiter. 2. ) lasting only a short time, and usually not very important or serious: a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 Passing — Unter Passing (von engl. „to pass for“ or „to pass as“; „als ... durchgehen, sich als ... ausgeben“) versteht man das soziologische Phänomen, dass die soziale Identität einer Person – etwa Geschlecht, Klasse, Rasse, sexuelle Orientierung oder… …

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  • 18 passing — 1 noun (U) 1 the passing of time/the years the process of time going by: With the passing of years, he grew more bad tempered. 2 mention/note in passing if you say something in passing, you mention it while you are mainly talking about something… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 passing */ — I UK [ˈpɑːsɪŋ] / US [ˈpæsɪŋ] adjective [only before noun] 1) moving past He was found by a passing motorist. Bridget grabbed a glass of champagne from a passing waiter. 2) lasting only a short time, and usually not very important or serious a… …

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  • 20 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 …

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