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-path British & World English

Denoting a practitioner of curative treatment

path British & World English

A way or track laid down for walking or made by continual treading

path English Thesaurus

a much-trodden path led down to the beach

off the beaten track British & World English

In or into an isolated place

the line of least resistance British & World English

The easiest course of action

base path British & World English

The straight-line path from one base to the next, along which a base runner travels while a play is being made

bike path British & World English

A path or road for bicycles and not motor vehicles

flight path British & World English

The actual or planned course of an aircraft or spacecraft

glide path British & World English

An aircraft’s line of descent to land, especially as indicated by ground radar

path length British & World English

The overall length of the path followed by a light ray or sound wave

approach path British & World English

The path taken by an aircraft coming in to land

critical path British & World English

The sequence of stages determining the minimum time needed for an operation, especially when analysed on a computer for a large organization

optical path British & World English

The distance which in a vacuum would contain the same number of wavelengths as the actual path taken by a ray of light

path-breaking British & World English

Pioneering; innovative

primrose path British & World English

The pursuit of pleasure, especially when it is seen to bring disastrous consequences

Shining Path British & World English

A Peruvian Maoist revolutionary movement and terrorist organization, founded in 1970 and led by Abimael Guzmán (b.1934) until his capture and imprisonment in 1992

eightfold path British & World English

The path to nirvana, comprising eight aspects in which an aspirant must become practised: right views, intention, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness, and concentration

mean free path British & World English

The average distance travelled by a gas molecule or other particle between collisions with other particles

cross someone's path British & World English

Be met or encountered

critical path analysis British & World English

The mathematical network analysis technique of planning complex working procedures with reference to the critical path of each alternative system

beat a path to someone's door British & World English

(Of a large number of people) hasten to make contact with someone regarded as interesting or inspiring

lead someone up the garden path British & World English

Give someone misleading clues or signals

towpath British & World English

A path beside a river or canal, originally used as a pathway for horses towing barges

warpath British & World English

Angry and ready or eager for confrontation

primrose path in primrose British & World English

The pursuit of pleasure, especially when it is seen to bring disastrous consequences

bridleway British & World English

A path or track along which horse riders have right of way

bridle path in bridleway British & World English

A path or track along which horse riders have right of way

cycle track British & World English

A path or road for bicycles and not motor vehicles

cycle path in cycle track British & World English

A path or road for bicycles and not motor vehicles

towing path in towpath British & World English

A path beside a river or canal, originally used as a pathway for horses towing barges

off the beaten track in beaten British & World English

In or into an isolated place

beat a path to someone's door in beat British & World English

(Of a large number of people) hasten to make contact with someone regarded as interesting or inspiring

lead someone up the garden path in lead1 British & World English

Give someone misleading clues or signals

lead someone up or down the garden path in lead1 British & World English

Give someone misleading clues or signals


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