course course  /ˈkɔrs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
  2. (n) a connected series of events or actions or developments
  3. (n) general line of orientation
  4. (n) a mode of action
  5. (n) a line or route along which something travels or moves
  6. (n) a body of students who are taught together
  7. (n) part of a meal served at one time
  8. (n) (construction) a layer of masonry
  9. (n) facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
  10. (v) move swiftly through or over
  11. (v) move along, of liquids
  12. (v) hunt with hounds
  13. (adv) as might be expected

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As you begin to walk the course, a second natural element makes its presence known: the wind.
  2. If it's poorly written, the course may be poorly organized.
  3. Of course, students and faculty in the hall jeered many of his comments, while protestors outside denounced him as the new Hitler.

News

  1. Certification course on no-trace camping offered

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A free course on "leave no trace" use of the backcountry is coming up this month in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The two-day free course will be June 22 and 23, but registration is required by Monday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  2. Golf Course Maintenance / Landscapers. Full Time Positions. Rio Verde

    Golf Course Maintenance / Landscapers. Full Time Positions. Rio Verde Country Club. Call 480-471-1360.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Fountain Hills Times

  3. Course Source: Chambers Bay GC, Wawona Hotel GC

    IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Wash., five miles south of Tacoma and 45 minutes south of Seattle.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "Now, of course I'll admit that the backyard's a little bigger here, but it's the same spirit," Obama said to laughter. "Michelle and I couldn't imagine a better way to celebrate America's birthday than with America's extraordinary men and...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

  2. "The Supreme Court, of course, has the responsibility of ensuring that our government never oversteps its proper bounds or violates the rights of individuals," Kagan said in her opening statement. "But the court must also recognize the limits...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: CNN

  3. "It is desperately sad news. Another family with such grief and pain and loss," British Prime Minister David Cameron said. "Of course the 300th death is no more or less tragic than the 299 that came before."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: CNN (blog)

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