[pas-im] /ˈpæs ɪm/
here and there: used in bibliographic references to indicate that the writer has drawn upon material scattered throughout the source cited.
[seek pahs-sim; English sik pas-im] /sik ˈpɑs sɪm; English sɪk ˈpæs ɪm/
so throughout: used especially as a footnote to indicate that a word, phrase, or idea recurs throughout the book being cited.
here and there; throughout: used to indicate that what is referred to occurs frequently in the work cited
a phrase used in printed works to indicate that a word, spelling, etc, occurs in the same form throughout
“occurring in various places,” Latin, literally “scatteredly, in every direction,” adverb from passus, past participle of pandere “to stretch” (see pace (n.)).
A word used in footnotes and similar material to indicate that a word or subject occurs frequently. For example, an entry in an index reading “coal: 78–86 passim” means that coal is mentioned throughout pages 78 to 86. Passim is Latin for “throughout” or “here and there.”
A simulation language based on Pascal.
[“PASSIM: A Discrete-Event Simulation Package for Pascal”, D.H Uyeno et al, Simulation 35(6):183-190 (Dec 1980)].
[pas-ing, pah-sing] /ˈpæs ɪŋ, ˈpɑ sɪŋ/ adjective 1. going by or past; elapsing: He was feeling better with each passing day. 2. brief, fleeting, or fortuitous; transitory: to take a passing fancy to something. 3. done, given, etc., in passing; cursory: a passing mention. 4. surpassing, preeminent, or extreme. 5. indicating satisfactory performance in a […]
noun 1. a bell tolled to announce a death or funeral. 2. a portent or sign of the passing away of anything. noun 1. a bell rung to announce a death or a funeral Also called death bell, death knell
- Passing fair
adverb admirably good; surpassingly Word Origin 1633
noun 1. a highway lane in which a driver may pass other vehicles legally. 2. Basketball. any open space through which players attempt to pass the ball.