What is path?

  • (noun): A line or route along which something travels or moves.
    Example: "The hurricane demolished houses in its path"
    Synonyms: track, course
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on path, paths:

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 ... Thus, in contrast to classical mechanics, not only does the stationary path contribute, but actually all virtual paths between the initial and the final ...
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 - 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 ...
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 ...

More definitions of "path":

  • (noun): An established line of travel or access.
    Synonyms: route, itinerary
  • (noun): A way especially designed for a particular use.
  • (noun): A course of conduct.
    Example: "The path of virtue"; "genius usually follows a revolutionary path"
    Synonyms: way, way of life

Famous quotes containing the word path:

    Round the cape of a sudden came the sea,
    And the sun looked over the mountain’s rim:
    And straight was a path of gold for him,
    And the need of a world of men for me.
    Robert Browning (1812–1889)

    Not once or twice in our rough island-story
    The path of booty was the way to glory.
    Anonymous.

    Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism, not on the basis of preserving Catholic doctrine or preventing the corruption of her children, but simply to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
    Bernadette Devlin (b. 1947)