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NGSL Rank: 1855
ˈpasɪdʒ Listen
  • the action or process of moving through or past somewhere on the way from one place to another.
    E.g. there were moorings for boats wanting passage through the lock
  • a narrow way allowing access between buildings or to different rooms within a building; a passageway.
    E.g. the larger bedroom was at the end of the passage
  • the process of transition from one state to another.
    E.g. an allegory on the theme of the passage from ignorance to knowledge
  • a short extract from a book or other printed material.
    E.g. he picked up the newspaper and read the passage again
  • the propagation of microorganisms or cells in a series of host organisms or culture media, so as to maintain them or modify their virulence.
    E.g. cultured cells can replicate on serial passage for predictable periods of time
  • subject (a strain of microorganisms or cells) to a passage.
    E.g. each recombinant virus was passaged nine times successively
  • a movement performed in advanced dressage and classical riding, in which the horse executes a slow elevated trot, giving the impression of dancing.

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