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path +‎ -ing



pathing (uncountable)

  1. The allocation or planning of a path.
    • 2002, Ronald R. Sims, Managing Organizational Behavior, page 368:
      Career pathing and career planning workbooks and workshops are also popular means of helping employees identify their potential and the strength of their interests.
    • 2019 October 23, RAIL, page 22:
      The use of bigger ships by sea freight companies is causing problems with the pathing of freight trains in and out of Southampton Port.
    • 2022 December 14, Ben Jones, “Switzerland: a template for Northern Powerhouse Rail?”, in RAIL, number 972, page 29:
      To assist in this mind-bogglingly complex endeavour, Switzerland has developed sophisticated software tools that allow infrastructure managers (IMs), operators and local/national authorities to co-ordinate civil engineering projects with planned service enhancements, demand forecasts, pathing requirements, nationwide timetables, and asset utilisation up to 15 years ahead.



  1. present participle of path