path
I. noun (plural paths) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English pæth; akin to Old High German pfad path Date: before 12th century 1. a trodden way 2. a track specially constructed for a particular use 3. a. course, route b. a way of life, conduct, or thought 4. a. the continuous series of positions or configurations that can be assumed in any motion or process of change by a moving or varying system b. a sequence of arcs in a network that can be traced continuously without retracing any arc 5. pathway 2 II. abbreviation or pathol pathological; pathology

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  • path — W2S2 [pa:θ US pæθ] n plural paths [pa:ðz US pæðz] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(track)¦ 2¦(way through something)¦ 3¦(direction)¦ 4¦(plan)¦ 5 somebody s paths cross ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: pAth] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Path — PathPath may also refer to:*Course (navigation), the intended path of a vehicle over the surface of the Earth *Trail, footpath, or bicycle way in rural or urban settings *Sidewalk running along the edge of a road, in some varieties of English… …   Wikipedia

  • path — [ pæθ ] noun count *** 1. ) a way from one place to another that people can walk along: a steep mountain path A short path through the woods leads to the village. up/down/along a path: Amy walked up the path to the house. a ) a way from one place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • path — /path, pahth/, n., pl. paths /padhz, pahdhz, paths, pahths/. 1. a way beaten, formed, or trodden by the feet of persons or animals. 2. a narrow walk or way: a path through a garden; a bicycle path. 3. a route, course, or track along which… …   Universalium

  • path — path1 [path, päth] n. [ME < OE pæth, akin to Ger pfad, Du pad, prob. early Gmc loanword < Iran (as in Avestan path ) < IE base * pent(h) , to step, go > FIND, L pons, bridge] 1. a track or way worn by footsteps; trail 2. a walk or way …   English World dictionary

  • path — (p[.a]th), n.; pl. {paths} (p[.a][th]z). [AS. p[ae][eth], pa[eth]; akin to D. pad, G. pfad, of uncertain origin; cf. Gr. pa tos, Skr. patha, path. [root]21.] 1. A trodden way; a footway. [1913 Webster] The dewy paths of meadows we will tread.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Path — (p[.a][th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pathed} (p[.a][th]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Pathing}.] To make a path in, or on (something), or for (some one). [R.] Pathing young Henry s unadvised ways. Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PATH — steht für: das Erreichbarkeitsproblem in Graphen die Port Authority Trans Hudson die Vereinigung Positive Alternatives to Homosexuality das unterirdische Netz aus Fußgängertunneln in Toronto PATH (Toronto) Ferner bezeichnet PATH: eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PATH — puede referirse a: la variable de entorno PATH; la Autoridad Portuaria Trans Hudson, por sus siglas en inglés. Véase también: path (desambiguación). Esta …   Wikipedia Español

  • path — (n.) O.E. paþ, pæþ, from W.Gmc. *patha (Cf. O.Fris. path, M.Du. pat, Du. pad, O.H.G. pfad, Ger. Pfad path ), of unknown origin. In Scotland and Northern England, commonly a steep ascent of a hill or in a road …   Etymology dictionary

  • Path — Path, v. i. To walk or go. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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