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Passing

Pass´ing
n.1.The act of one who, or that which, passes; the act of going by or away.
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 dying); also, a tolling during the passing of a funeral procession to the grave, or during funeral ceremonies.
- Sir W. Scott.
a.1.Relating to the act of passing or going; going by, beyond, through, or away; departing.
2.Exceeding; surpassing, eminent.
Passing note
(Mus.) a character including a passing tone.
Passing tone
(Mus.) a tone introduced between two other tones, on an unaccented portion of a measure, for the sake of smoother melody, but forming no essential part of the harmony.
adv.1.Exceedingly; excessively; surpassingly; as, passing fair; passing strange.
Noun1.Passingpassing - (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long"
2.passing - euphemistic expressions for death; "thousands mourned his passing"
3.passing - the motion of one object relative to another; "stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets"
Synonyms: passage
4.passing - the end of something; "the passing of winter"
5.passing - a bodily process of passing from one place or stage to another; "the passage of air from the lungs"; "the passing of flatus"
Synonyms: passage
6.passing - going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it; "she drove but well but her reckless passing of every car on the road frightened me"
Synonyms: overtaking
7.passing - success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"
Synonyms: qualifying, pass
Antonyms:
failing - failure to reach a minimum required performance; "his failing the course led to his disqualification"
Adj.1.passing - enduring a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but at is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"
2.passing - of advancing the ball by throwing it; "a team with a good passing attack"; "a pass play"
Synonyms: pass
Antonyms:
running - of advancing the ball by running; "the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays"
3.passing - allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily; "a passing grade"
4.passing - hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough; "a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"
Adv.1.passing - to an extreme degree or extent; "his eyesight was exceedingly defective"
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