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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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In the course of his march, therefore, he secretly detached a small party of trappers, to make their way to those hunting grounds, while he continued on with the main body; appointing a rendezvous, at the next full moon, about the 28th of August, at a place called the Medicine Lodge.
We shall hear further of Wyeth, and his wild voyage, in the course of our wanderings about the Far West.
In the course of the day they saw indubitable signs that the buffalo had been roaming there in great numbers, and had recently been frightened away.
That is a pretty story, and the end shows how grateful a bird can be; but if we tell it we must also tell the whole adventure of the lagoon, which would of course be telling two adventures rather than just one.
Of course I could do it again, and make it best out of three; however, perhaps fairest to stick to the lagoon.
The participants came from a heterogeneous composition of about 2000 students, registered in Spring 2004 online courses in a community college in a southwestern American state.
He managed ACU's distance education efforts for more than eight years, helping establish the initial strategic planning documents and the university's first online courses.
This is the desire by students (and some staff) to have as many courses as possible taught between Tuesday and Thursday, or more explicitly, not on Mondays and Fridays.
Qualifications: Candidates must meet stringent experience and educational qualifications, including two graduate-level courses administered by The American College.
By then, the space education curriculum had grown to 16 objective courses (in various stages of construction) and covered a wide range of topics in response to the needs of the space professional community.
At Frazier Mountain High, courses offered during this time are geared toward students who need remedial help.
The ODC in Bucharest is also working to increase the scope of the training program by including more Expanded-International Military Education and Training (E-IMET) courses.