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  1. [network analysis] The connecting lines, arcs, or edges that join an origin to a destination.
  2. [computing] In computing, the location of a computer file, given as the drive, directories, subdirectories, and file name, in that order.
  3. [data models] In ArcGIS software, a geometric element from which polylines and polygons are constructed. A path is a sequence of connected, nonintersecting segments, with no two segments having the same start point or the same endpoint.
  4. [ESRI software] In ArcMap, ArcScene, and ArcGlobe, a single line feature or graphic used to define the movement of a camera, view or layer in an animation.
  5. [ESRI software] In ArcInfo 7, the connecting arcs that join an origin to a destination.

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