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Course

[kawrs, kohrs]
The word course can mean:

  • Course (navigation), the direction of travel
  • Course (sail), the principal sail on a mast of a sailing vessel
  • Course (education), in the United States, a unit of instruction in one subject, lasting one academic term
  • Course of study, in the British Commonwealth, a programme of education leading to a degree or diploma
  • Course of employment, a legal consideration of all circumstances which may occur in the performance of a person's job
  • Course (medicine), a regime of medical drugs, or the speed of evolution of a disease
  • Course (music), a pair or more of adjacent strings tuned to unison or an octave and played together to give a single note, in a stringed instrument
  • Course (dining), a single dish in a series of subsequently served dishes, constituting, for example, a three-course menu.
    • Main course, the primary dish in a meal consisting of several courses
  • Course (architecture), a continuous horizontal layer of similarly-sized building material, in a wall
    • String course, a continuous narrow horizontal course or moulding which projects slightly from the surface of a wall
  • Course (orienteering), a series of control points visited by orienteers during a competition, marked with red/white flags in the terrain, and corresponding purple symbols on the map

Course may also refer to:

  • Golf course, an area of land designated for the play of golf
  • Obstacle course, a series of challenging physical obstacles an individual or team must navigate for sport

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