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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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It is the process of recognizing that "pointless" point, of following the pathless path, of "getting nowhere," that is the fundamental dynamic of Merton's "landscape" poems in particular, and of his poetry as whole.
On Pathless Journey, which is subtitled "A Tribute to Toru Takemitsu," Kobialka presents nine compositions that evoke the spirit of the late Japanese composer.
In the end, Pushkin moves from Greek myth to Wordsworthian nature, and his poet, "alien to the world's vain joys," "Flees to the shore, the lonely waves, / Flees to the pathless, soughing woods" (Pushkin, 3:65).
8) In the words of Greek geographer Strabo (circa 63 BC-AD 21), barbarians "carried on a guerrilla warfare in swamps, in pathless forests, and in deserts.
The arrival of the railway marks the irresistible extension of rationalized and rationalizing modernity into the pathless wilderness.
And Lucretius also claims the status of a pioneer in that his poetic materia is unprecedented in the work of any other poet: "the high hope of renown has struck my mind sharply with holy wand, and at the same time has struck into my heart swe et love of the Muses, thrilled by which now in lively thought I traverse pathless tracts of the Pierides never trodden by any foot.
In the light of Isaac's fabrication of his grandfather's culpability, his rainsoaked and "interminable" journey as one of the Magi bearing a "secret golden girdle" into the "roadless and even pathless waste .
In a poem dedicated to her son, a poem titled "Jesienna kolysanka" (Autumnal Lullaby) and composed shortly after her departure from Poland, Frajlich wrote: "Sleep my little son / and the wayfarers [travelers] / will come to love their pathless tracks.
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Disorder, however, is pathless, yet there is a way.