Table of 121 'Generators and Causes of Paths'

Many items are metaphoric or provisionally worded.

  1. Affinities.
  2. Aftereffects, traces, or memory.
  3. Analogies.
  4. Anastomosis of [lines, edges, cylinders, or waves]
  5. [Areal contacts or fusions of boundaries]of 3 dimensional[objects or processes].
  6. Associativity.
  7. Autocorrelation or recursive processes.
  8. Averaging.
  9. Block displacements, grabens, or bulges.
  10. Branching of [lines, edges, cylinders, or waves].
  11. Bubbles or bubble trains.
  12. Catenoidal flow (e.g., point drainage or convergent point attraction)
  13. Circumnavigation of [obstructive or displacing] [loci or objects] (points, lines, areas, solids, or lattices).
  14. Coalescence of [structures or processes].
  15. Coaxial arrangements of [lines or centroids] in flexible structures (as opp. to flows) in [2 or 3] dimensions (as rectilinear, zigzag, or curvilinear] [sheets, clusters, or rings]of [continuous or broken] [lines or centroids]; e.g., as stacks of rows)
  16. Coevolution.
  17. [Collective or cooperative] phenomena.
  18. Collision.
  19. Countercurrent phenomena.
  20. [Crack or fissure] [presence, formation, propagation, collision, or branching (in [2 or 3] dimensions)
  21. Creasing, anticlines, or synclines.
  22. Crystal growth or effects of crystals.
  23. Decay.
  24. Differentiation or high derivatives.
  25. Displacements of stacked planes.
  26. Dissolution.
  27. Divergence or partitioning.
  28. Dynamic feedback (positive or negative) or 'cybernetics'
  29. Edge-intersection of surfaces.
  30. Emission (sensu in [one or not all directions])
  31. Entrainment.
  32. Entwinement or 'intertwinement'.
  33. Equilibrium phenomena.
  34. Excesses or deficiencies.
  35. Exchanges.
  36. Experimentation.
  37. Failure.
  38. Fiber bundles.
  39. Field[boundaries or discontinuities].
  40. Pitting or concinnity.
  41. Fixed [distributive, conductive, transportive, directive, confining, connective, and managerial] systems; analogs [of sorting processes, of the <skeletal, muscular, or circulatory> system, of a conveyor belt, cable, road, gun, wheel, pump, blinkers, mirror, etc].
  42. Fixed-point theoretic phenomena.
  43. Folding.
  44. Geometry or topology.
  45. Geostrophic Coriolis flow.
  46. Gradients, potentials, or slopes.
  47. Group theory.
  48. Habit.
  49. Helical hydrodynamic flow.
  50. Helicoidal torsion.
  51. Hierarchies.
  52. Histories.
  53. Holes or 'abstract windows'.
  54. Hollow cylinder.
  55. Homing systems.
  56. Homogenization or self-homogenization.
  57. Human mind.
  58. Hyperdimensional geometry.
  59. Infinitesimals, differentials, or 'marginal processes'.
  60. Infinite-dimensional processes.
  61. Integration (e.g., simplifying) of [l, 2, 3, 4, or more] (higher) dimensions into fewer (e.g., 4, 3, 2, 1, or 0).
  62. Interadjustment or coordination.
  63. Intercorrelation.
  64. Interpolation.
  65. Knotting, entangling, or other perturbations.
  66. Leakage.
  67. 'Lens or other optical systems' (literal or metaphoric).
  68. [<Linear or multilinear programming>, <simplex or related but HIGHER methods>].
  69. Linkage, multilinkage, or pre-connections.
  70. Longitudinal waves (incl. elasticity) or polarizations thereof (e.g., circular) .
  71. [markovian or non-markovian]processes.
  72. Maxima.
  73. Microscale capillary resorption.
  74. Minima.
  75. Morphisms (incl. iso-, homo-, auto- or endomorphisms).
  76. Morphology, morphogenesis, or morphodynamics.
  77. Motions (translation, rotation, or vibration), dynamics, or coordinate systems.
  78. Natural selection, reinforcement, adaptation, competition, and evolution.
  79. Networks.
  80. Noncommutativity or commutativity.
  81. Nonequilibrium phenomena.
  82. Number-theoretic relationships (esp. mathematical series).
  83. One-dimensional addition, cellular replication, or concatenation
  84. Optima.
  85. Orientation to [single or multiple] [external or internal] [poles, dipoles, or N-poles] [<attractive or repellent>; <finite  singular>; <extended, infinitesimal, or astructural>; <permanent, ephemeral, or periodic>; of <fixed or changing> location]
  86. Oscillating vergence (constant biphasic convergence cum divergence) of diachronic type.
  87. [<Output or input>, <sources or sinks>].
  88. Permutativity.
  89. Perpetual sources (a la perpetual springs).
  90. Phase changes.
  91. Post-projectile [Vacuum, pressure, or condensations.
  92. Preparation.
  93. Projectile wake turbulence.
  94. Projective geometry.
  95. Pulling.
  96. Pushing.
  97. Quantum-mechanical tunneling.
  98. 'Radiations' of an omnidirectional character (symmetric or asymmetric).
  99. Rectilinear momentum.
  100. Reduction of integral dimensionalities to fractal ones.
  101. Regeneration, self-induction, or self-interaction.
  102. Relativistic gravitation (inextinguishable spacetime flows, etc)
  103. Resonance or pulsation.
  104. [Scale-invariances and<chaos-theoretic, p-adic, etc>phenomena].
  105. Secondary in-fill of evacuated [line or cylindeder].
  106. Segregation.
  107. Sieves or other 'filters'.
  108. Singularities.
  109. Smooth coaxial flow in [2 or 3] dimensions (as (rectilinear, zigzag, or curvilinear] [sheets, clusters, or rings] of [continuous or broken] [lines or centroids]).
  110. Soliton.
  111. Stacked planes.
  112. Stochastic processes or noise.
  113. 'Streaming'.
  114. 'Sub-spectra or super-spectra' (spectrology).
  115. [<symmetries or asymmetries, <equalilities or inequalities), <stoichiometry or time's arrows), <anisotropies or isotrapies>]
  116. Syngenesis.
  117. [Taking or making] of a shortcut.
  118. Thalwegs, isopores, or brachistochrones.
  119. Topography or topographic landscapes.
  120. Transitivity.
  121. Transverse waves.
  122. Tunneling or boring.
  123. Walls or partitions.