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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.
References in classic literature ?
Come out with us," the Spirits said, "and see the bright path we have made for you.
It's a thousand to one against our finding him at the house," he continued as we retraced our steps swiftly down the path.
From the end of it a small wand planted here and there showed where the path zigzagged from tuft to tuft of rushes among those green-scummed pits and foul quagmires which barred the way to the stranger.
In their narrow-mouthed caves the natives, whoever they might be, had refuges into which the huge saurians could not penetrate, while with their developed brains they were capable of setting such traps, covered with branches, across the paths which marked the run of the animals as would destroy them in spite of all their strength and activity.
I knew from experience how easy it was to hide in the tangle of little paths, and stopped a moment to look round and listen.
Many of the methods for computing a partition are based on a linearization of the elements (or path through the elements) in a two-dimensional or three-dimensional grid, and then cutting the linear sequence into pieces of equal size.
Following Shoreline Drive to the left, the next path is the Shoreline Village Beach Trail.
A network path is: 1) the route that data follows between its host and target storage, and 2) any route that carries inter-device communication over the fabric.
Patriot's Path is a gradually developing network that includes more than 40 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trials and green open spaces linking dozens of federal, state, county and municipal parks, watershed lands, historic sites and other areas of interest.
The additional qualitative information available in Return Path (www.
This provides a data path to the LUN using HBA 0 and Controller 0 as well as any SAN networking elements, such as switches and hubs that implement the data path.
Members of the coalition, Friends of the Los Angeles River, North East Trees and the Sierra Club all participated in a news conference Thursday to ask the MTA to approve $800,000 needed to design the latest addition to the bike path.