What is course?

  • (verb): Move swiftly through or over.
    Example: "Ships coursing the Atlantic"
    See also — Additional definitions below


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... Course can refer to Course (navigation), the path of travel Course (sail), the principal sail on a mast of a sailing vessel Course (education), in the United States, a unit of instruction in one subject ...
Back Creek (Potomac River) - Course - De Haven To Mouth
... Northeast of Soho, Back Creek is joined by another of its major tributaries, Tilhance Creek ... The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad mainline bridge crosses Back Creek before it flows past Allensville, where it finally empties into the Potomac River ...
Paulins Kill - Geography and Geology - Course
... The Paulins Kill continues its course southwest, entering Warren County, where it initially forms the border between Frelinghuysen and Hardwick townships ... mills built along the river's banks during the 18th and 19th century, and continue to alter the course and flow of the river ...

More definitions of "course":

  • (noun): A line or route along which something travels or moves.
    Example: "The course of the river"
    Synonyms: path, track
  • (noun): A mode of action.
    Example: "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"
    Synonyms: course of action
  • (verb): Hunt with hounds.
    Example: "He often courses hares"
  • (noun): Facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport.
    Example: "The course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
  • (noun): Part of a meal served at one time.
    Example: "She prepared a three course meal"
  • (verb): Move along, of liquids.
    Synonyms: run, flow, feed
  • (noun): A connected series of events or actions or developments.
    Example: "The government took a firm course"
    Synonyms: line
  • (noun): (construction) a layer of masonry.
    Example: "A course of bricks"
    Synonyms: row
  • (noun): General line of orientation.
    Example: "The river takes a southern course"
    Synonyms: trend