a pitched ball that the catcher can reasonably be expected to catch but misses, resulting in a base runner’s or runners’ advancing one or more bases or in the batter’s reaching first base safely.
noun, Chess. 1. a pawn with no opposing pawn either on an adjacent file or on its own file.
[pas-uh l] /ˈpæs əl/ noun 1. a group or lot of indeterminate number: a passel of dignitaries. /ˈpæsəl/ noun 1. (informal or dialect, mainly US) a group or quantity of no fixed number n. 1835, dialectal variant of parcel (n.).
[pas-muh nt] /ˈpæs mənt/ noun 1. a garment trimming of gold, silver, linen, or silk thread.
[pas-men-tree; French pahs-mahn-tree] /pæsˈmɛn tri; French pɑs mɑ̃ˈtri/ noun 1. trimming of braid, cord, bead, etc., in any of various forms. /pæsˈmɛntrɪ; French pɑsmɑ̃tri/ noun 1. a decorative trimming of gimp, cord, beads, braid, etc