coursing coursing  /ˈkɔr sɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) hunting with dogs (usually greyhounds) that are trained to chase game (such as hares) by sight instead of by scent

Usage(s):

  1. She is best known for a healing technique called guided imagery, in which the patient meditates on her disease, her immune system and the medicines coursing through her body.
  2. Then they're off again, coursing through the city streets in a solid stream of red and orange, like blood vessels giving life to an oxygen-starved body.
  3. Parents who understand The Small Assassin, the anecdote of a homicidal infant, will always wonder about the Freudian undercurrents coursing through the minds of their children.

News

  1. St. Vrain Valley's STEM education filters down to youngest thinkers

    Inside IBM's sprawling campus, James Gould gazed at the water coursing through the device he and his colleagues had constructed from the tank of an old carpet cleaner, several clear plastic CD cases, cotton-like quilt batting and lots of duct tape.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Son Looks to Follow in Dad's Footsteps

    Patrick Schwarzenegger is the 19-year-old son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, which means he's got Kennedy and Terminator blood coursing through his veins... not a bad gene pool to be swimming in. From the looks of Patrick's latest TwitPic, he's more concerned with his pecs than his politics, taking after dad with a summer spent in the weight room. Not bad. But he's gonna have to do ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  3. Dog-friendly sports, entertainment highlight Sun Prairie fest

    A Sun Prairie event Sunday will draw dog lovers and their four-legged friends for a 16th year. The Mounds Dog Fest offers contests, demos, a canine water performance, lure coursing, dogs bobbing for tennis balls and more.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

Quotes

  1. "I think baseball's in his blood. I think the Red Sox now are in his blood," Epstein said. "As long as the blood keeps coursing through his veins and we can keep him healthy I think that he'll want to be a manager."
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Theo Epstein Source: ESPN

  2. "American anxiety springs from something much deeper, a sense that large and disruptive forces are coursing through the world," Zakaria writes. "In almost every industry, in every aspect of life, it feels like the patterns of the past are...
    on May 4, 2008 By: Fareed Zakaria Source: SooToday.com

  3. Lewis stated, "I was born with show business in my blood and working on Broadway gets it coursing through my veins like no other place can. Marvin and Rupert have given one of my favorite and most enduring films:a hilarious and gorgeous adaptation...
    on Jun 29, 2009 By: Jerry Lewis Source: Playbill.com

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