en passant


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en pas·sant

 (äN′ pä-säN′)
adv.
1. In passing; by the way; incidentally.
2. Used in reference to a move in chess in which a pawn that has just completed an initial advance to its fourth rank is captured by an opponent pawn as if it had only moved to its third rank.

[French : en, in + passant, passing.]

en passant

(ɒn pæˈsɑːnt; French ɑ̃ pasɑ̃)
adv
(Chess & Draughts) in passing: in chess, said of capturing a pawn that has made an initial move of two squares to its fourth rank, bypassing the square where an enemy pawn on its own fifth rank could capture it. The capture is made as if the captured pawn had moved one square instead of two
[C17: from French]

en pas•sant

(ˌɑn pæˈsɑ̃, ˌɑ̃)
adv.
1. in passing.
n.
2. a method by which a chess pawn that is moved two squares can be captured by an opponent's pawn commanding the square that was passed.
[< French]

en passant

A French phrase meaning in passing, usually referring to remarks made.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.en passant - (chess) a chess pawn that is moved two squares can be captured by an opponent's pawn commanding the square that was passed
capture - the removal of an opponent's piece from the chess board
chess game, chess - a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
Adv.1.en passant - incidentally; in the course of doing something else; "he made this remark in passing"

en passant

adverb in passing, by the way, incidentally, parenthetically, by the bye He advised her, en passant, that she should see a doctor.
Translations

en passant

adv
(liter) mention, refer tobeiläufig, nebenbei; it can be dealt with en passantes kann nebenbei erledigt werden
(introducing remark) → nebenbei bemerkt
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