- An onward movement, progress.
verb (courses, coursing, coursed)
- The of events
- The itinerary of a race.
- The cross-country passes the canal.
- A period of learning.
- I need to take a French to pep up.
- A part of a meal.
- We offer seafood as the first .
- (sports) The trajectory of a ball, frisbee etc.
- (context, navigation) The direction of movement of a vessel at any given moment.
- The ship changed its 15 degrees towards south.
- (context, navigation) The intended passage of voyage, such as a boat, ship, airplane, spaceship, etc.
- A was plotted to traverse the ocean.
- (nautical) The lowest square sail in a fully rigged mast, often named according to the mast.
- Main course and mainsail are the same thing in a sailing ship.
- (context, masonry) A row of bricks or blocks.
- On a building that size, two crews could only lay two courses in a day.
- The path taken by a waterway.
- To run or flow (especially of liquids and more particularly blood).
Etymology: From cours, from cursus, past participle of correre to run.
- The oil coursed through the engine.
- To pursue by tracking or estimating the course taken by one's prey.
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