[pas-pahr-too; French pahs-par-too] /ˌpæs pɑrˈtu; French pɑs parˈtu/
noun, plural passe-partouts
[pas-pahr-tooz; French pahs-par-too] /ˌpæs pɑrˈtuz; French pɑs parˈtu/ (Show IPA)
something that passes everywhere or provides a universal means of passage.
a master key; skeleton key.
an ornamental mat for a picture.
a method of framing in which a piece of glass is placed over a picture and is affixed to a backing by means of adhesive strips of paper or other material pasted over the edges.
paper prepared for this purpose.
/ˌpæspɑːˈtuː; French pɑspartu/
a mounting for a picture in which strips of strong gummed paper are used to bind together the glass, picture, and backing
the gummed paper used for this
a mat, often decorated, on which a picture is mounted
something that secures entry everywhere, esp a master key
“master-key,” 1670s, French, literally “pass everywhere,” from passer “to pass” (see pass (v.)) + partout “everywhere,” from par “through” (see per) + tout “all.”
[pahs-pyey] /pɑsˈpyeɪ/ noun, plural passepieds [pahs-pyey, -pyeyz] /pɑsˈpyeɪ, -ˈpyeɪz/ (Show IPA) 1. a lively dance in triple meter popular in France in the 17th and 18th centuries. 2. a dance form in moderately fast 3/8 or 3/4 meter, occasionally constituting part of the 17th- and 18th-century instrumental suite. /pɑːsˈpjeɪ/ noun (pl) -pieds (-ˈpjeɪ) 1. a […]
language The variant of Pascal used by the UCSD p-system environment. Pascal-P has extended string and array operations, random-access files and separate compilation. It uses P-code intermediate code and is available from Pecan. (1994-11-02)
[“Pascal-m: A Language for Loosely Coupled Distributed Systems”, S. Abramsky et al in Distributed Computing Systems, Y. Paker et al eds, Academic Press 1986, pp. 163-189]. (1994-11-02)
[pas-er-bahy, -bahy, pah-ser-] /ˈpæs ərˈbaɪ, -ˌbaɪ, ˈpɑ sər-/ noun, plural passersby [pas-erz-bahy, -bahy, pah-serz-] /ˈpæs ərzˈbaɪ, -ˌbaɪ, ˈpɑ sərz-/ (Show IPA) 1. a person passing by.