: a line of communication over interconnecting neurons extending from one organ or center to another
also : a network of interconnecting neurons along which a nerve impulse travels
: the sequence of usually enzyme-catalyzed reactions by which one substance is converted into another
We walked along a winding pathway. we parked our car near a rambling pathway that led down to the pond
Recent Examples on the Web Jutting up from the dust and the dirt of Nayapara camp in Bangladesh are bamboo, tarp and tin huts jammed along labyrinthine pathways. —Kristen Gelineau, BostonGlobe.com, 6 June 2023 Within each overarching academy at the different schools are different courses of study or career pathways. —Cynthia Howell, Arkansas Online, 5 June 2023 These mushroom pathway lights are perfect for those wanting an easier, low-voltage landscape lighting option. —Brittany Vanderbill, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 June 2023 Visitors of different abilities can ascend a sand dune via a pathway. —Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 2 June 2023 Bear in mind that these are designed to light up a pathway, with multiple staked lights or provide a warm extra glow to your yard. —Katie Kommer, Popular Mechanics, 31 May 2023 Macro is actively trying to populate Hollywood with new blood — the company oversees a microfestival at Howard University to show students pathways to entertainment careers — and elevate those already in the industry via a representation partnership with Sun’s M88. —Ashley Cullins, The Hollywood Reporter, 31 May 2023 After careful study, the task force recommended that Black Californians have two pathways for seeking redress, one for general community harm and one for those who experienced specific injustices like expropriation. —Laila Lalami, New York Times, 30 May 2023 Located at 2209 Bagley St., the pathway runs from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park on West Jefferson to Bagley Street. —Detroit Free Press, 24 May 2023 See More
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