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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Passed'


  • Passed pawn: on the same file nor on an adjacent file. A passed pawn is sometimes colloquially called a passer. Passed pawns can be an advantage because only the opponent's
  • Passed ball: base advances, the catcher is thereby charged with a passed ball. A runner who advances due to a passed ball is not credited with a stolen base unless he
  • Passed midshipman: passed midshipman, sometimes called as "midshipman, passed", is a term used historically in the 19th century to describe a midshipman who had passed the
  • Signal passed at danger: A signal passed at danger (SPAD), in British railway terminology, occurs when a train passes a stop signal without authority to do so. It is a term primarily

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* I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul. - Victor Hugo

* My time has been passed viciously and agreeably at thirty-one so few years months days hours or minutes remain that 'Carpe Diem' is not enough. I have been obliged to crop even the seconds-for who can trust to tomorrow - George Gordon Byron

* Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep. - George Gordon Byron


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  • Oklahoma House passes bill to use nitrogen gas for executions
    By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday allowing nitrogen gas as a means of execution, a measure that comes after a troubled lethal injection last year raised questions about how the state executes inmates. The bill, which passed by a vote of 85 to 10, authorizes nitrogen gas as an alternative form Read more on this news related to 'Passed'
  • Obituaries 2-17-15
    Lee House Burford, 87, passed away Feb. 7, 2015 at the North Oak Regional Medical Center in Senatobia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Annie House Burford; his sisters, Vernice and Annette Burford and his brother, Vernon Burford. Read more on this news related to 'Passed'
  • Opposition gets amendment passed in Rajya Sabha embarrassing government
    This is the fourth time in Rajya Sabha’s history that an amendment moved by the opposition to the motion of thanks to the President’s address has been passed. Read more on this news related to 'Passed'

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