passim

passim

[pas-im]
adverb Latin.
here and there: used in bibliographic references to indicate that the writer has drawn upon material scattered throughout the source cited.
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sic passim

[seek pahs-sim; English sik pas-im]
Latin.
so throughout: used especially as a footnote to indicate that a word, phrase, or idea recurs throughout the book being cited.
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passim (ˈpæsɪm)
 
adv
here and there; throughout: used to indicate that what is referred to occurs frequently in the work cited

sic passim (ˈsɪk ˈpæsɪm)
 
a phrase used in printed works to indicate that a word, spelling, etc, occurs in the same form throughout
 
[literally: thus everywhere]

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passim
1803, "occurring in various places," from L., lit. "scatteredly," adv. from passus, pp. of pandere "to stretch."
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passim [(pas-im)]

A word used in footnotes and similar material to indicate that a word or subject occurs frequently. For example, an entry in an index reading “coal: 78–86 passim” means that coal is mentioned throughout pages 78 to 86. Passim is Latin for “throughout” or “here and there.”

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PASSIM definition


A simulation language based on Pascal.
["PASSIM: A Discrete-Event Simulation Package for Pascal", D.H Uyeno et al, Simulation 35(6):183-190 (Dec 1980)].

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