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part of speech: noun

1. The act of passing. 2. A discharge, as from the bowels or of urine. 3. The inoculation of a series of animals with the same strain of a pathogenic microorganism whereby the virulence of the latter is increased, or sometimes diminished. 4. A channel, duct, pore, or opening.

Usage examples for passage:

  • The passage is probably by a later hand. "The Gnôsis of the Light", F. Lamplugh
  • This passage is used to prove that Puteoli cannot be Trimalchio's town. "Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius", Samuel Dill
  • This passage had also a door giving directly upon the drawing- room. "The Secret of the Night", Gaston Leroux

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