1. beltway, bypass, ring road, ringway, highway, main road

usage: a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center

2. bypass, shunt

usage: a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)

3. shunt, electrical shunt, bypass, conductor

usage: a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current


1. bypass, short-circuit, go around, get around, avoid

usage: avoid something unpleasant or laborious; "You cannot bypass these rules!"

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