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course

n. in the midst of or actively involved in at that time, as "in the course of business, course of employment, course of trade."

course

noun act, act of pursuing, action, activity, approach, arrangment, attack, campaign, conduct, customary manner of procedure, delivery, design, direction, effectuation, effort, employment, evolution, execution, exercitation, furtherance, handling, implementation, interaction, iter, line of action, line of conduct, management, manner, measures, method, mode, mode of management, mode of procedure, modus operandi, motion, movement, operation, order, particular manner of proceeding, performance, perpetration, plan, policy, positive action, practice, praxis, prescribed system, procedure, process, program, pursuance, pursuit, road, route, scheme, succession of acts, system
Associated concepts: arising out of and in course of employyent, course of business, course of conduct, course of deallngs, course of employment, courses and distances, direct course, general course, water course
Foreign phrases: In dubio, pars mitior est sequenda.In doubt, the safer course is to be followed.
See also: access, act, admission, admittance, array, avenue, behavior, channel, conduit, cycle, discipline, duration, entry, expedient, guide, method, mode, modus operandi, order, perambulate, period, platform, policy, polity, practice, procedure, program, rule, strategy, subject, tenor, term, traverse, undertaking

COURSE. The direction in which a line runs in surveying.
     2. When there are no monuments, (q.v.) the land must be bounded by the courses and distances mentioned in the patent or deed. 4 Wheat. 444; 3 Pet. 96; 3 Murph. 82; 2 Har. & John. 267; 5 Har. & John. 254. When the lines are actually marked, they must be adhered to, though they vary from the course mentioned in the deeds. 2 Overt. 304; 7 Wheat. 7. 1 See 3 Call, 239 7 Mont. 333. Vide Boundary; Line.

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1993) with most females laying eggs in the spring (Nicholson 1954, Courser 1976, Millsap and Bear 1990).
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