pass through



  • (written as pass-through)
    An opening in a partition for passing objects between adjacent areas.


  • (written as pass-through)
    The extent to which an exchange rate change is reflected in the prices of imported goods. With full pass-through, a currency depreciation, which increases the price of foreign currency, would increase the prices of imported goods by the same amount, and vice versa. With no pass-through, prices of imports remain constant. See pricing to market.


  • (written as pass-through)
    A component, circuit, device, unit, piece of equipment, or system, which acts an intermediary. Such an intermediary may act upon a signal, as in effecting a protocol conversion, or it may not as is the case of a USB hub. Also spelled passthrough.


  • verb to go through something