What is path?

  • (noun): A course of conduct.
    Example: "The path of virtue"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
    Synonyms: way, way of life
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on path, paths:

Obturator Nerve - Path
... Here it enters the thigh, through the obturator canal, and divides into an anterior and a posterior branch, which are separated at first by some of the fibers of the Obturator externus, and lower down by the Adductor brevis. ...
North Hinksey - Local Topography
... The most notable path between Oxford and North Hinksey is a metalled bridleway and cycle track variously known as Willow Walk and Ruskin's Ride ... This path was built in 1876–77 by Aubrey Harcourt (1852–1904), a major local landowner, but not open to the public until 1922 ... There is also a smaller unmade path which begins alongside the large back garden of The Fishes and crosses Hinksey Stream by a bridge at the site of the old ferry ...
Grit Fell
... The path from Jubilee Tower car park in the south is difficult and treacherous, with sheer sided bogs 6 feet deep ... The path from Clougha Pike in the west is better, but still contains bogs crossed by the odd plank of wood ... The path from Ward's Stone is the most treacherous of all ...
Path Integral Formulation - Concrete Formulation - Time-slicing Definition
... For a particle in a smooth potential, the path integral is approximated by zig-zag paths, which in one dimension is a product of ordinary integrals ... An approximation for the path integral can be computed as proportional to where is the Lagrangian of the 1d-system with position variable x(t) and velocity v = αΊ‹(t) considered (s ... Thus, in contrast to classical mechanics, not only does the stationary path contribute, but actually all virtual paths between the initial and the final point also ...
Path Integral Formulation - Quantum Field Theory
... The path integral formulation was very important for the development of quantum field theory ... In the same way, the path integral is manifestly relativistic ... The transformations between the variables can be very complicated, but the path integral makes them into reasonably straightforward changes of integration variables ...

More definitions of "path":

  • (noun): A line or route along which something travels or moves.
    Example: "The hurricane demolished houses in its path"
    Synonyms: track, course
  • (noun): An established line of travel or access.
    Synonyms: route, itinerary
  • (noun): A way especially designed for a particular use.

Famous quotes containing the word path:

    Another danger is imminent: A contested result. And we have no such means for its decision as ought to be provided by law. This must be attended to hereafter.... If a contest comes now it may lead to a conflict of arms. I can only try to do my duty to my countrymen in that case. I shall let no personal ambition turn me from the path of duty. Bloodshed and civil war must be averted if possible. If forced to fight, I have no fears from lack of courage or firmness.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    They take abuse
    with smiles,
    their hardship
    with great ceremony,
    their quarrels
    with tears:
    This is the path of good women.
    Hla Stavhana (c. 50 A.D.)

    For I must tell you that we artists cannot tread the path of Beauty without Eros keeping company with us and appointing himself as our guide.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)