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Noun
The way in which something progresses or develops
“He vows to defy the logic of time and arrange the course of history according to his liking.”
Noun
The route or direction followed by a ship, aircraft, road, or river
“These unknown areas were often divided by straight lines or the course of a river or a watershed.”
Noun
Length of action
“Work flowed in during the course of the day.”
Noun
A series of lectures or lessons in a particular subject, leading to an examination or qualification
“His research shows that 82 percent of students taking distance learning courses are either local or on-campus.”
Noun
An area of land set aside and prepared for racing, golf, or another sport
“Have you ever tried to play golf on a course where there were more than a few annoying insects?”
Noun
A dish, or a set of dishes served together, forming one of the successive parts of a meal
“Pita meat pie often is the final course of a meal or is served as a light supper on its own.”
Noun
A series of repeated treatments or doses of medication
“First dose reactions occur after the first dose of a course of treatment and not necessarily thereafter.”
Noun
A continuous horizontal layer of brick, stone, or other material in a wall
“One face of the double-sided fireplace features two courses of light buff brick alternating with a single, inset course of red bricks.”
Noun
A mode of conduct or action
“What is the best course to adopt?”
Verb
To proceed or move quickly
“I was determined to catch some of the big trout I could see in the clear streams that coursed down each valley floor.”
Verb
To go after or on the track of
“He is too fast to be coursed in sight, and is hunted by scent, which varies with temperature, climate and soil.”
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