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passages, plural;
  1. Subject (a strain of microorganisms or cells) to a passage
    • - each recombinant virus was passaged nine times successively
  1. A movement performed in advanced dressage and classical riding, in which the horse executes a slow elevated trot, giving the impression of dancing

  1. the act of passing from one state or place to the next
  2. a section of text; particularly a section of medium length
  3. a way through or along which someone or something may pass
  4. enactment: the passing of a law by a legislative body
  5. a journey usually by ship; "the outward passage took 10 days"
  6. a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another; "the passage of air from the lungs"; "the passing of flatus"
  7. Passage (2007) is a novel by John David Morley, the story of a 500 year-old man’s journey through five centuries of existence in the New World.
  8. Passage is a documentary partly based on the book Fatal Passage about Sir John Franklin's lost expedition through the Northwest Passage. ...
  9. Passage is a novel by Lois McMaster Bujold, published in 2008. It is the third in the tetralogy The Sharing Knife.
  10. Passage is a 2009 short drama film, directed by Shekhar Kapur, written by Sheila Callaghan and Amy Kaufman, composed by A.R. Rahman, and starring Haley Bennett, Julia Stiles and Lily Cole. It was shot in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina.
  11. In architecture, a hall is fundamentally a relatively large space enclosed by a roof and walls. In the Iron Age, a mead hall was such a simple building and was the residence of a lord and his retainers. ...
  12. Passage is an album by the Texan hard rock band Bloodrock released under Capitol Records in 1972. It is the band's first album with a true progressive rock sound. On this album, the band sounds strikingly different from their earlier releases due to significant changes in their line-up. ...
  13. A paragraph or section of text or music with particular meaning; Part of a path or journey; The official approval of a bill or act by a parliament; An artistic term describing use of tight brushwork to link objects in separate spatial plains. ...
  14. (Passages) The outdoor adventure portion of freshman orientation.
  15. (Passages) the women's pre-release and treatment center in Billings, Montana.
  16. A round of cell growth and proliferation in cell culture.
  17. A movement in trot with an extended moment of suspension. The horse's quarters carry more weight and propel him forward.
  18. favorable action on a measure before the Legislature.
  19. In cell culture, the process in which cells are disassociated, washed, and seeded into new culture vessels after a round of cell growth and proliferation. The number of passages a line of cultured cells has gone through is an indication of its age and expected stability.
  20. The process by which a bill obtains Parliamentary approval and becomes law. The principal steps in the passage of a public bill by the Parliament are: introduction; first reading; second reading; committee stage; report stage; and third reading. ...
  21. Approval of a bill by the vote of the full house.
  22. The inoculation of an infection into an animal and then harvesting the infective agent from the animal.
  23. The step during cell culture where a dish of cells has become sufficiently populated (as they are dividing) and it must be expanded or “split” into more dishes. ...
  24. Passaging cells is the process of maintaining a cell line by diluting them in fresh medium.
  25. in visual art, a segment or well-defined but not isolated area of a larger work.