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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 course /ˈkors, ˈkɔrs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 course /ˈko(ə)rs, ˈkɔ(ə)rs/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology

 課程 航線 方向

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Course n.
 1. The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage.
    And when we had finished our course from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais.   --Acts xxi. 7.
 2. The ground or path traversed; track; way.
    The same horse also run the round course at Newmarket.   --Pennant.
 3. Motion, considered as to its general or resultant direction or to its goal; line progress or advance.
 A light by which the Argive squadron steers
 Their silent course to Ilium's well known shore.   --Dennham.
    Westward the course of empire takes its way.   --Berkeley.
 4. Progress from point to point without change of direction; any part of a progress from one place to another, which is in a straight line, or on one direction; as, a ship in a long voyage makes many courses; a course measured by a surveyor between two stations; also, a progress without interruption or rest; a heat; as, one course of a race.
 5. Motion considered with reference to manner; or derly progress; procedure in a certain line of thought or action; as, the course of an argument.
    The course of true love never did run smooth.   --Shak.
 6. Customary or established sequence of events; recurrence of events according to natural laws.
    By course of nature and of law.   --Davies.
 Day and night,
 Seedtime and harvest, heat and hoary frost,
 Shall hold their course.   --Milton.
 7. Method of procedure; manner or way of conducting; conduct; behavior.
    My lord of York commends the plot and the general course of the action.   --Shak.
    By perseverance in the course prescribed.   --Wodsworth.
    You hold your course without remorse.   --Tennyson.
 8. A series of motions or acts arranged in order; a succession of acts or practices connectedly followed; as, a course of medicine; a course of lectures on chemistry.
 9. The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn.
    He appointed . . . the courses of the priests   --2 Chron. viii. 14.
 10. That part of a meal served at one time, with its accompaniments.
    He [Goldsmith] wore fine clothes, gave dinners of several courses, paid court to venal beauties.   --Macaulay.
 11. Arch. A continuous level range of brick or stones of the same height throughout the face or faces of a building.
 12. Naut. The lowest sail on any mast of a square-rigged vessel; as, the fore course, main course, etc.
 13. pl. Physiol. The menses.
 In course, in regular succession.
 Of course, by consequence; as a matter of course; in regular or natural order.
 In the course of, at same time or times during. In the course of human events.”
 Syn: -- Way; road; route; passage; race; series; succession; manner; method; mode; career; progress.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Course, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coursed ); p. pr. & vb. n. Coursing.]
 1. To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue.
    We coursed him at the heels.   --Shak.
 2. To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course greyhounds after deer.
 3. To run through or over.
    The bounding steed courses the dusty plain.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Course, v. i.
 1. To run as in a race, or in hunting; to pursue the sport of coursing; as, the sportsmen coursed over the flats of Lancashire.
 2. To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses through the veins.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings;
           "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not
           unknown in college classes" [syn: course of study, course
           of instruction, class]
      2: a connected series of events or actions or developments;
         "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only
         point out those lines for which evidence is available"
         [syn: line]
      3: facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water
         laid out for a sport; "the course had only nine holes";
         "the course was less than a mile"
      4: a mode of action; "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" [syn: course of action]
      5: a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the
         hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an
         animal"; "the course of the river" [syn: path, track]
      6: general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern
         course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast" [syn: trend]
      7: part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three
         course meal"
      8: (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
         [syn: row]
      adv : as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge
            bill" [syn: naturally, of course] [ant: unnaturally]
      v 1: move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic"
      2: move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the
         Missouri feeds into the Mississippi" [syn: run, flow,
      3: hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares"