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Definition of cours

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1. course [ n ] education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings
Examples: "he took a course in basket weaving" "flirting is not unknown in college classes"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Rep._Henry_C._Grover , who teaches history in the Houston public_schools , would reduce from 24 to 12 semester_hours the so-called `` teaching_methods '' courses required to obtain a junior or senior_high_school teaching_certificate .

`` A person with a master's_degree in physics , chemistry , math or English , yet who has not taken Education courses , is not permitted to teach in the public_schools '' , said Grover .

College teachers in Texas are not required to have the Education courses .

(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

Pitcher Steve_Barber joined the club one week ago after completing his hitch under the Army 's accelerated wintertime military course , also at Fort_Knox , Ky. .

(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)

It is true that most architectural schools have five year courses , some even have six or more .

Synonyms course class course_of_instruction course_of_study Related Terms education workshop correspondence_course adult_education art_class practicum home_study orientation_course seminar course_of_lectures propaedeutic childbirth-preparation_class extension_course refresher_course shop industrial_arts lesson lecture class_period coursework

2. course [ n ] a connected series of events or actions or developments
Examples: "the government took a firm course" "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"

Used in print:

(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)

Your invitation to write_about Serge_Prokofieff to honor his 70_th Anniversary for the April issue of Sovietskaya_Muzyka is accepted with pleasure , because I admire the music of Prokofieff ; and with sober purpose , because the development of Prokofieff personifies , in many ways , the course of music in the Union_of_Soviet_Socialist_Republics .

(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)

In each of the last , the trial marked the beginning of a new course : in Moscow the liquidation of the Old Bolsheviks and the tightening of Stalin 's dictatorship ; in the United_States the initiation of militant anti Communism , with the repentant ex Communist in the vanguard .

Of what new course could it mark the beginning ?

(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)

There was the Polish Revolution which we misunderstood and then helped guide along a course favorable to Soviet interests .

(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)

I discovered in the course of a visit there that almost all the pupils were Negroes .

Synonyms course line Related Terms series stream

3. course [ n ] general line of orientation
Examples: : "the river takes a southern course" "the northeastern trend of the coast"

Used in print:

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

The largest hurdle the Republicans would have to face is a state law which says that before making a first race , one of two alternative courses must be taken :

(LeRoy Fothergill, "Biological Warfare", in Peter...)

Spraying continued along a two mile course .

(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)

Here the pulmonary_vein , as in type 2 , , is noted to draw away from the bronchus , and to follow a more direct , independent course to the hilum ( figs. 23 , 24 ) .

The bronchial_artery in its course and distribution differs somewhat from that found in other mammals .

In type 1 , the pulmonary_vein closely follows the course of the bronchus and the pulmonary_artery from the periphery to the hilum .

Synonyms course trend Related Terms direction swerve

4. course [ n ] a mode of action
Examples: "if you persist in that course you will surely fail" "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"

Used in print:

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

He tried defiance and openly flaunted his devotion to his half_sister , but he soon saw , as did she , that this course if persisted_in would involve them in a common ruin .

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

`` Never_mind_'' , Arlene had said , after the policeman had left , having pursued the usual unco-operative course of grownups .

Synonyms course course_of_action Related Terms action way blind_alley collision_course

5. course [ n ] a line or route along which something travels or moves
Examples: : "the hurricane demolished houses in its path" "the track of an animal" "the course of the river"

Used in print:

(James Boylan, "Mutinity"...)

Patiently , he explained what he knew about their course and their objectives .

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

In any case but the last , such a course is sure to avenge itself upon the individual ; the moral powers no more than the physical and mental , can bear overstraining .

(Peter Field, Rattlesnake Ridge....)

Setting a course straight for the house , he was covering ground fast when an angry bee buzzed past close to his face .

(Donald J. Plantz, Sweeney Squadron....)

They were headed straight for each other on a collision course .

But the closing aircraft showed no sign of deviating from their original course .

Synonyms track course path Related Terms line trail steps inside_track round collision_course swath track

6. course [ r ] as might be expected
Examples: "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"

Synonyms of_course naturally course Related Terms unnaturally

7. course [ v ] move along, of liquids
Examples: "Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

Synonyms flow run feed course Related Terms move seep pour drain eddy flush run_down trickle tide spill circulate jet gutter spill waste stream be_due overflow flow discharge

8. course [ n ] part of a meal served at one time
Examples: "she prepared a three course meal"

Synonyms course Related Terms nutriment dessert appetizer entree pudding meal

9. course [ n ] (construction) a layer of masonry
Examples: "a course of bricks"

Synonyms row course Related Terms layer damp-proof_course row_of_bricks wall

10. course [ v ] hunt (game) with hounds
Examples: "He often courses hares"

Synonyms course Related Terms hunt game

11. course [ v ] move swiftly through or over
Examples: "ships coursing the Atlantic"

Synonyms course Related Terms traverse path

12. course [ n ] facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
Examples: "the course had only nine holes" "the course was less than a mile"

Synonyms course Related Terms facility racetrack golf_course

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