[pa-siv-i-tee] /pæˈsɪv ɪ ti/
[pas-iv-nis] /ˈpæs ɪv nɪs/ (Show IPA). the state or condition of being .
chemical inactivity, especially the resistance to corrosion of certain metals when covered with a coherent oxide layer.
1650s, from passive + -ity.
[pas-kee, pahs-] /ˈpæsˌki, ˈpɑs-/ noun, plural passkeys. 1. . 2. . 3. a private . 4. a latchkey. /ˈpɑːsˌkiː/ noun 1. any of various keys, esp a latchkey 2. another term for master key, skeleton key
- Pass law
noun 1. (formerly, in South Africa) a law restricting the movement of Black Africans, esp from rural to urban areas
[pah-soo foon-doo] /ˈpɑ sʊ ˈfũ dʊ/ noun 1. a city in S Brazil.
noun A person who has passed out, esp from drinking: finding yourself with an 18-year-old passout on your hands (1950s+)