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path·way

 (păth′wā′, päth′-)
n.
1. A path.
2. Physiology
a. A course usually followed by a body part or process.
b. A chain of nerve fibers along which impulses normally travel.
c. A sequence of enzymatic or other reactions by which one biological material is converted to another.

pathway

(ˈpɑːθˌweɪ)
n
1. another word for path1, path2
2. a route to or way of access to; way of reaching or achieving something
3. (Education) courses taken by a student to gain entry to a higher course or towards a final qualification
4. (Biochemistry) biochem a chain of reactions associated with a particular metabolic process

path•way

(ˈpæθˌweɪ, ˈpɑθ-)

n.
1. a path, course, route, or way.
2. a sequence of reactions, usu. controlled and catalyzed by enzymes, by which one organic substance is converted to another.
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pathway - a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brainpathway - a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
optic radiation, radiatio optica - a nerve pathway from the lateral geniculate body to the visual cortex
commissure - a bundle of nerve fibers passing from one side to the other of the brain or spinal cord
cerebral peduncle, peduncle - a bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
substantia alba, white matter - whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
2.pathway - a trodden pathpathway - a trodden path      
path - a way especially designed for a particular use
Translations
طَريق، مَسار
stezka
sti
gyalogösvény
gangstígur, slóî
patikayaya yolu

pathway

[ˈpɑːθweɪ] Ncamino m, sendero m = path A1

pathway

[ˈpɑːθweɪ] n
(= track) (for pedestrians)chemin m, sentier m; (from gate to house)allée f
(fig)
The course offers students a pathway to employment → Ce stage offre aux étudiants un moyen d'entrer dans la vie active.
the pathway to success → la voie de la réussite

pathway

[ˈpɑːθˌweɪ] nsentiero, viottolo

path

(paːθ) plural paths (paːðz) noun
1. a way made across the ground by the passing of people or animals. There is a path through the fields; a mountain path.
2. (any place on) the line along which someone or something is moving. She stood right in the path of the bus.
ˈpathway noun
a path.

path·way

n. curso, comunicación; senda.
References in classic literature ?
It was a July midnight; and from out A full-orbed moon, that, like thine own soul, soaring, Sought a precipitate pathway up through heaven, There fell a silvery-silken veil of light, With quietude, and sultriness, and slumber, Upon the upturned faces of a thousand Roses that grew in an enchanted garden, Where no wind dared to stir, unless on tiptoe -- Fell on the upturn'd faces of these roses That gave out, in return for the love-light, Their odorous souls in an ecstatic death -- Fell on the upturn'd faces of these roses That smiled and died in this parterre, enchanted By thee, and by the poetry of thy presence.
And going where this pathway goes, You too, at last, may find, who knows?
It is situated remote from any dwelling, a little way up the mountain, near the head of the valley; and you approach it by a pathway shaded by the most beautiful foliage, and adorned with a thousand fragrant plants.
It is but a month since they were married, and the rice still lingers in the crevices of the pathway down to the quaint old iron-work gate.
Through the centre runs a wide pathway intersected at right angles by other pathways so arranged as to cut the huts into square blocks, each block being the quarters of a company.
Ata's house stood about eight kilometres from the road that runs round the island, and you went to it along a winding pathway shaded by the luxuriant trees of the tropics.
Ahead there was no way--a cat could scarce have scaled that formidable barrier--but to the right he discerned what appeared to be a steep and winding pathway up the canyon's side, and with a bound he clambered along it to where it surmounted the rocky wall.
His feet are taking hold of the pathway that leads down into the grave.
There was no longer the moon to guide her steps across the familiar pathway to the cabin.
From that mo- ment, I understood the pathway from slavery to free- dom.
The moon, too, which had long been climbing overhead, and unobtrusively melting its disk into the azure,--like an ambitious demagogue, who hides his aspiring purpose by assuming the prevalent hue of popular sentiment,--now began to shine out, broad and oval, in its middle pathway.
It might be, too -- doubtless it was so, although she hid the secret from herself, and grew pale whenever it struggled out of her heart, like a serpent from its hole -- it might be that another feeling kept her within the scene and pathway that had been so fatal.