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English definition of “path”

path

noun [C]    /pæθ/
a way or track made by or for people walking on the ground, or a line along which something moves: a bike path The forest fire burned everything in its path. A path is also a set of actions that lead to a result or goal: Ashe pioneered the path of black tennis players to the top of the game. physics The path of an electron is the space it travels in around the center of an atom.
(Definition of path noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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