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passing

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1passing/ˈpæsɪŋ/
British/ˈpɑːsɪŋ/noun
1passing
/ˈpæsɪŋ/British/ˈpɑːsɪŋ/
noun
Learner's definition of PASSING  
[noncount]
: the act of moving toward and beyond something— usually + of
— used to talk about the movement of time— usually + of
formal : a person's death
: the act of officially approving a bill, law, etc.

in passing

: in a brief way while discussing something else
2passing/ˈpæsɪŋ/
British/ˈpɑːsɪŋ/adjective
2passing
/ˈpæsɪŋ/British/ˈpɑːsɪŋ/
adjective
Learner's definition of PASSING  
always used before a noun
: moving past someone or something
— used to talk about time that is going past
: lasting for only a short time
: done or made quickly
: not very strong or thorough
: slight
: showing that you completed a test or class in an acceptable way
sports : relating to the skill of throwing, hitting, or kicking a ball or puck to a teammate
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