Passado Passages

Passage

Meanings and phrases

passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of passing from one state or place to the next; transition
  2. a section of text; particularly a section of medium length
  3. a way through or along which someone or something may pass
  4. the passing of a law by a legislative body; enactment
  5. a journey usually by ship; transit
  6. a short section of a musical composition; musical passage
  7. a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; passageway
  8. a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another; passing
  9. the act of passing something to another person; handing over
  10. the motion of one object relative to another; passing

Inland Passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska; Inside Passage

Inside Passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska; Inland Passage

Northwest Passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a water route between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean along the northern coast of North America; Europeans since the 16th century had searched for a short route to the Far East before it was successfully traversed by Roald Amundsen (1903-1906)

Windward Passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a channel between eastern Cuba and western Haiti that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Caribbean Sea

air passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines); air duct; airway

bird of passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any bird that migrates seasonally
  2. someone who leads a wandering unsettled life; wanderer; roamer; rover

musical passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a short section of a musical composition; passage

purple passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a passage full of ornate and flowery language

rite of passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a ritual performed in some cultures at times when an individual changes status (as from adolescence to adulthood)
E.g.
  • One last form of using rudeness is as a rite of passage.
  • This ritual was an important part of puberty and a rite of passage.
  • In some societies, for example, it is considered a rite of passage.

passage through

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1996, had a brief passage through Rede Manchete.
  • Some even chased right whales on passage through the strait.
  • The larvae release enzymes to assist their passage through the skin.

passage of time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Cake" a story about love, loss and passage of time.
  • The MKCsBK's goal has also changed with the passage of time.
  • The passage of time does not protect a sexual predator from justice.

safe passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The British relent and allow the "Exodus" safe passage.
  • Working in camouflage was not a guarantee of a safe passage through the war.
  • This would enclose some further whilst providing safe passage across the estuary.

passage between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There was also a small stairway in the passage between the bathing and drawing room to the second floor.
  • On 23 April 2013, "Victoria Seaways" caught fire whilst on passage between Kiel, Germany and Klaipeda in Lithuania.
  • FGM is not invariably a rite of passage between childhood and adulthood, but is often performed on much younger children.

free passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In May 2011, Larijani threatened to allow free passage of drug smugglers through Iran.
  • When Radetzky offered its citizens free passage from the city, half the population left.
  • Deskaheh was influential in Rickard's commitment to the cause of free passage across the border.

following passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The following passage addresses the signs of God's supremacy over nature.
  • Maunsell described the scene in the following passage: "This was magnificent, very fertile, and with many fruit trees.
  • The following passage quoted by Langdon shows the modus operandi of the Utukku: The wicked Utukku who slays man alive on the plain.

following the passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Immediately following the passage of the Act, a challenge was filed in the High Court.
  • In early 1936, following the passage of the Bonus Act, Roosevelt again sought to increase taxes on corporate profits.
  • The entire territory was eventually ceded by Spain to Morocco in 1969 following the passage of UN General Assembly resolution 2072.

rites of passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In these cultures, men are also expected to go through various rites of passage.
  • Moko marked rites of passage for people of chiefly rank, as well as significant events in their lives.
  • Elaborate and esthetic hymns on wedding suggest rites of passage had developed during the Rigvedic period.

underground passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The underground passage is currently the only one in the city.
  • In the underground passage to NatLab artist Daan Roosegaarde installed his project Crystal.
  • Omoto Station has a single island platform connected to the station building by an underground passage.

during the passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The "Boston Post" noted that "Northern Light" carried no cargo during the passage.
  • However, she died during the passage, and due to the superstition of some of the passengers her body was thrown overboard.
  • The locomotives were built by Ansaldo of Sampierdarena and deliveries took place during the passage of the Sicula Network to the FS.

secret passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The house was connected by a secret passage to the adjacent Anglican church.
  • Meanwhile, Craig has entered the house and accidentally discovers the secret passage.
  • The residents all evacuate through a secret passage to the woods behind the community.

narrow passage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Icebergs and a narrow passage make the Strait of Belle Isle a hazardous body of water.
  • Pirate attacks have not stopped the 50,000 ships that annually transit the narrow passage.
  • The Katoghike (Cathedral) church stands south of S. Nshan, with a narrow passage dividing them.
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