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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

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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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  • Not Everyone Is Happy with Bipartisan Medicare Deal
    A deal passed by the House of Representatives today with large margins from both parties would put an end to decades of last-minute patches to the Medicare payment system, a procedure that has happened so many times it gained its own nickname, the “Doc Fix.” Many are looking at the agreement, struck by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and House Minority Leade Read more on this news related to 'Passed'
  • Senate passes Republican budget with deep safety net cuts
    The Senate passed a Republican-authored budget plan early on Friday that seeks $5.1 trillion in domestic spending cuts over 10 years while boosting military funding. The 52-46 vote on the non-binding budget resolution put Congress on a path to complete its first full budget in six years. It came at the end of a marathon 18-hour session that saw approval of dozens Read more on this news related to 'Passed'
  • Australia passes data retention bill amid privacy abuse concerns
    Australia's upper house Thursday passed a controversial law requiring telecommunication firms to retain customers' digital data for two years as part of a range of counter-terrorism measures, despite fears by privacy advocates of abuse. It was passed by the lower House of Representatives last week. The Liberal-National coalition government said the legisla Read more on this news related to 'Passed'

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