American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A trodden track or way.
- n. A road, way, or track made for a particular purpose: a bicycle path.
- n. The route or course along which something travels or moves: the path of a hurricane.
- n. A course of action or conduct: the path of righteousness.
- n. Computer Science A sequence of commands or a link between points that is needed to reach a particular goal.
- n. Computer Science A pathname.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A way beaten or trodden by the feet of men or beasts; a track formed incidentally by passage or traffic between places rather than expressly made to accommodate traffic; a narrow or unimportant road; a footway; hence, in a more general sense, any road, way, or route.
- n. The way, course, or track which an animal or any other thing follows in the air, in water, or in space: as, the path of a fish in the sea or of a bird in the air; the path of a planet or comet; the path of a meteor.
- n. Figuratively, course in life; course of action, conduct, or procedure.
- n. Synonyms and Track, Trail, etc. See way.
- To tread; walk or go in; follow.
- To mark out a path for; guide.
- To pave.
- To go as in a path; walk abroad.
- [Some commentators, instead of path, suggest hadst, march, put, pass, or pace.]
- n. Abbreviations of pathology, pathological.
- n. a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians.
- n. a course taken.
- n. paganism A Pagan tradition, for example witchcraft, Wicca, druidism, Heathenry.
- n. a metaphorical course.
- n. a method or direction of proceeding.
- n. computing a human-readable specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure, such as a file system or as part of a URL
- n. graph theory a sequence of vertices from one vertex to another using the arcs (edges). A path does not visit the same vertex more than once (unless it is a closed path, where only the first and the last vertex are the same).
- n. topology a continuous map from the unit interval to a topological space .
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A trodden way; a footway.
- n. A way, course, or track, in which anything moves or has moved; route; passage; an established way. Also used figuratively, of a course of life or action.
- v. rare To make a path in, or on (something), or for (some one).
- v. rare To walk or go.
- n. a line or route along which something travels or moves
- n. an established line of travel or access
- n. a way especially designed for a particular use
- n. a course of conduct
- Old English pæþ, from Proto-Germanic *paþaz (compare West Frisian paad, Dutch pad, German Pfad), from Scytho-Sarmatian (compare Avestan pɑntɑ, gen. pɑθɑ 'way', Old Persian pɑthi-), from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (compare English find). More at find. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English pæth; see pent- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This prejudice, although in the treatment of the diseases before us, it is founded on no other reasons but ignorance, lack of courage and the habit of travelling the old trodden path -- the same _regular path_ which thousands and millions have travelled not to return -- neither you, dear reader, nor I, shall be able to conquer by words.”
“Moreover, whatever knowledge or purpose the path exhibits must be _in the path_, must be a property of the atoms of which it is composed.”
“You can do this by adding this snippet to your. vimrc: import vim for p in sys. path: if os. path.isdir (p): vim. command (r "set path+ = % s" % (p. replace ( "", r "\")))”
“Absolute physical path "driver:\path" is not allowed in system.webServer/httpErrors section in web.config file.”
“If you want to copy a file using SCP and the remote path contains spaces, you do it this way: scp - r username@servername: "/ some / path\\ with\\ spaces".”
“Replace the place holder @@@path to ipmi password file@@@ in the configuration of the cloud adapter by the path to the IPMI password file.”
“The cmdlet retrieves all the table objects in the tables collection that is specified in the SMO path ($path).”
“FileSelectFile, path, 1, C: \ clipboard = \% path\% if path!”
“& s path: = [dir [pathname % path%]] & end a % path% type Now attached to % path%”
“& do & while [null % path%] & s path: = [response 'UFD to Down-ATTACH to' ''] & end a * % path% type Now attached to % path%”
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