But in techie jargon, what Apple has done with the iTunes Store is called “paving the cowpath.”
As you walk through the Maidan, you notice parts of the ground that normally would be covered in paving stones are bare.
In effect, the paving “stones” would be electricity-generating solar panels.
In October 2013, the Portuguese police reopened the case in Portugal, paving the way for further investigations by Scotland Yard.
This emotional bomb is dropped early in the episode, paving the way for the upcoming nukes.
The paving of the streets and environs was becoming a problem of national importance when the construction of the railway began.
Let Old Eaton have his way, if thereby they might beguile him into paving theirs.
In 1801 the corporation of Georgetown was concerning itself a good deal with the paving of the streets.
It seemed as if the sun-rays could never reach that paving, mouldy with damp.
Taken all in all, Berlin has not yet shaken off its provincialism, and is far behind Vienna in drainage, water-supply and paving.
early 14c., "to cover (a street) with stones or other material," from Old French paver "to pave" (12c.), perhaps a back-formation from Old French pavement or else from Vulgar Latin *pavare, from Latin pavire "to beat, ram, tread down," from PIE *pau- "to cut, strike, stamp" (cf. Latin putare "to prune;" Greek paiein "to strike;" Lithuanian piauju "to cut," piuklas "saw"). Related: Paved; paving. The figurative sense of "make smooth" (as in pave the way) is attested from 1580s.