What does By passage mean?

By passage meaning in General Dictionary

A passage different from the most common one a byway

Sentence Examples with the word By passage

When hydraulic pressure to the amount of 2000 to 3000 lb per square inch is applied, the saving is unquestioned, since less time is required to dry the pressed retort, its life in the furnaces is longer, its absorption of zinc is less, and the loss of zinc by passage through its walls in the form of vapour is reduced.

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