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detour

noun alternate route, by-pass, by-passage, cirruitous route, deflection, departure, deviation, deviation from a direct course, digression, diversion, excursion, indirect path, loop, roundabout course, temporary route, wrong course
Associated concepts: detour from course of employment, frolic and detour

detour

verb aberrare, alter one's course, avoid, change direction, change the bearing, circuit, deflect, depart from, depart from one's course, deviate, deviate from a direct course, digress, divert, divert from its course, drift, encircle, excurse, go around, go out of one's way, go out of the path, go out of the way, go round about, make a circuit, meander, perrorm a circuit, ramble, sidestep, skirt, stray, swerve, take a circuitous route, take a roundabout course, take a tempooary route, take an alternate highway, take an alternate route, take an indirect way, turn aside, vary, veer
Associated concepts: detour from course of employment, frolick and detour
See also: avoidance, deter, deviation, digress, digression, evasion
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Detour Gold owns and operates Detour Lake open-pit gold mine, located north of Cochrane.
We employed a similar detour between June 28 and July 2 while working on an on-ramp and there were no problems.
The company president and chief executive officer, Gerald Panneton, said, 'We are pleased that the shareholders of Detour Gold and PDX recognise the benefits of the merger.
With 32 grams of high-quality protein and only 3 grams of sugar, Detour Lean Muscle is designed to help serious athletes build and maintain lean muscle mass.
At the end of the project, around mid-November, the bridge will again be closed during the day to allow removal of the scaffolding, with the same detour in place via Camp Hill Road.
Stacey Cress, employee development coordinator for Detour Gold, said providing opportunities for staff to become aware of education and training is a win-win for everyone.
The new Detour Lake mine production plan supports a 21.
The detour - in place for 31/2 days - will allow the contractor to connect the newly constructed on-ramp to the interstate, project manager Chuck Lemos said.
The company president and chief executive officer, Gerald Panneton, said, 'We are continuing to advance Detour Lake towards development and production.
8-mile section north of Saugus to get it out of a flood-prone area, the rained turned a temporary detour route into mud.
Protein bar company Forward Foods, LLC, the maker of the award-winning Detour Bar, announces the addition of eight new all-natural Detour Activity Bars[TM] to its existing line of Detour protein bars.
On April 9, 2013, Detour Gold announced that it was reducing its 2013 production guidance to 350,000 ounces or down 12.