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path

(path),
A road or way; the course taken by an electrical current or by nervous impulses.
See also: pathway.
[A.S. paeth]

path

Etymology: AS, paeth
a route or course along which something moves, such as a circuit of the nervous system that is followed by sensory or motor nerve impulses. See also pathway.

path.

1 abbreviation for pathological.
2 abbreviation for pathology.

path

(path)
The route or course along which something travels.
[A.S. paeth]

path

(path)
1. A road or way.
2. Course taken by an electrical current or by nervous impulses.
[A.S. paeth]

path,

n a certain course that is usually followed.
path, condyle,
path, generated occlusal,
n a registration in the oral cavity of the paths of movement of the occlusal surfaces of teeth on a wax, plastic, or abrasive surface attached to the opposing dental arch.
path, idling,
n the path that a stamp cusp travels when the bolus is being treated on the other side of the oral cavity.
path, lateral,
path, occlusal,
n 1. a gliding occlusal contact.
n 2. the path of movement of an occlusal surface.
path of appliance insertion and removal,
path of closure,
path of insertion,
path of placement,
n the direction in which a removable dental restoration is positioned in relation to the planned location on its supporting structures. The restoration is removed in the opposite direction. See also placement, choice of path of.
path, working,
n the path that the stamp cusps make when working on the bolus. At first the bolus deflects the direction of these cusps, but after the fibers of the food have been reduced enough to be almost ready for swallowing, the travel coincides directionally with the working groove.

path

a course for a procedure, especially in statistical matters.

path analysis
an analytical method suitable for the study of multiple variables. It has the advantage over the usual stepwise multiple regression analysis in that it allows the epidemiologist to decide the order in which the independent variables enter the regression equations, thus improving the chance that the modeled sequence of events will approximate the pattern in nature.
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Otherwise, state codebooks of indices on the search path are generated, and the state codebook indictor bits "10" plus the state codebook index (SCI) are sent to the decoder if the current encoding index is matched in any state codebook.
The final search path diagram represents the optimal solution and traces a path from one of the root nodes, where the minimum makespan is the value of h or f, to a terminal node where h = f = 0.
If the line section is an intermediate line section and does not have a switch, then the line section is not a candidate to close, but this search path is not completely disqualified.
Pruning due to two occurrences of a state in distinct search paths, by means of shared variables, may lead to suboptimal repairs or to failure of the repair algorithm.
Gerasch's algorithm will detect the first saturated subtree along the search path, i.
8-(c) shows how much the search path digresses from the shortest path to the found key.
Inductive learning is a method whereby general rules and search paths are automatically extracted from raw data.
length) of a search path that climbs up k levels in an infinite list:
Since a binary search tree that grows in a random manner will have, on the average, an expected search path lenght of approximately 1.
Because of the search path mechanism, by which several directories will be searched until the requested program is found, it is difficult to spot such security holes by casual inspection.
com eliminates another useless step in the search path by giving users of Microsoft Internet Explorer direct access to the site in the results.