Path may also refer to:

*Course (navigation), the intended path of a vehicle over the surface of the Earth
*Trail, footpath, or bicycle way in rural or urban settings
*Sidewalk running along the edge of a road, in some varieties of English
*Golden Path (Dune), a metaphysical theme from Frank Herbert's "Dune" novels

In mathematics:
* Path (graph theory), a sequence of vertices of a graph
* Path (topology), a continuous function

In computing:
* Path (computing), in computer file systems, the human-readable address of a resource
* Path (variable), an environment variable specifying a list of directories where executable programs are located
* Clipping path, a computer image outlining option to remove background and create transparency

In music:
*"The Path", seventh studio album by English acoustic roots duo "Show of Hands"
*"Path Vol.2" is a 2000 single by Apocalyptica from their album "Cult"


Pathway may also refer to:

* Metabolic pathway, in biochemistry, a series of chemical reactions within a cell
* Neural pathway, a neural tract connecting one part of the nervous system with another
** Dopaminergic pathways, neural pathways in the brain which transmit the neurotransmitter dopamine
* Pathway (PBX), a BT Inspiration telephone PBX
* Pathway (comics), a superhero featured in Marvel comics
* Pathway Bible Fellowship, a church in Milpitas, California

In music:
*"The Pathway", second album by "Officium Triste" released on Displeased Records in 2001
* "Pathway" (album) by "The Flaming Stars"


PATH may refer to:

* Port Authority Trans-Hudson, an underground electric railroad linking Manhattan, New York with locations in northern New Jersey
* PATH (Toronto), a network of underground pedestrian tunnels in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the largest in the world
* PATH (Atlanta), trail-building organization Georgia, USA
* PATH programming language , an esoteric programming language
* Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways, a research organization operated by the University of California
* Positive Alternatives to Homosexuality, a organisation which fights for respect for the decision to live heterosexual
* Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, an international, nonprofit organization based in Seattle, Washington (USA)
* Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness, to support service delivery to individuals with serious mental illnesses who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
* Providing Assistance To Help, a Central Illinois based crisis hotline specializing in suicide and other crises. PATH also provides resources and referrals.

ee also

*Pathé, various businesses founded and originally run by the Pathé Brothers of France

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  • Path 26 — is a set of three 500 kV power lines that forms Southern California Edison s (SCE) intertie with Pacific Gas Electric (PG E) to the north. Since PG E s power grid and SCE s grid both have interconnections to elsewhere in the Pacific Northwest and …   Wikipedia

  • Path 46 — Path 46, also called West of Colorado River, Arizona California West of the River Path (WOR), is a set of many high voltage electrical power transmission lines that are located in southeast California and Nevada up to the Colorado River. This… …   Wikipedia

  • path — [ pæθ ] noun count *** 1. ) a way from one place to another that people can walk along: a steep mountain path A short path through the woods leads to the village. up/down/along a path: Amy walked up the path to the house. a ) a way from one place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Path 15 — is the name of a major north south power transmission corridor in California. It forms a part of the Pacific AC Intertie and the California Oregon Transmission Project. Path 15, along with the Pacific DC Intertie running far to the east, forms an …   Wikipedia

  • Path 66 — (also called the California Oregon Intertie or abbreviated COI) is the name of several 500 kV power lines that were built by Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), Pacific Gas Electric (PG E), and PacifiCorp in the early 1970s to 1990s and… …   Wikipedia

  • path — /path, pahth/, n., pl. paths /padhz, pahdhz, paths, pahths/. 1. a way beaten, formed, or trodden by the feet of persons or animals. 2. a narrow walk or way: a path through a garden; a bicycle path. 3. a route, course, or track along which… …   Universalium

  • Path 61 — or the Lugo Victorville 500 kV Line is a relatively short AC 500 kV power line that runs from Southern California Edison s (SCE) Lugo substation southwest of Hesperia to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power s (LADW P) Victorville substation… …   Wikipedia

  • path — path1 [path, päth] n. [ME < OE pæth, akin to Ger pfad, Du pad, prob. early Gmc loanword < Iran (as in Avestan path ) < IE base * pent(h) , to step, go > FIND, L pons, bridge] 1. a track or way worn by footsteps; trail 2. a walk or way …   English World dictionary

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