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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. courses

    A name by which the sails hanging from the lower yards of a ship are usually distinguished, viz. the main-sail, fore-sail, and mizen: the staysails upon the lower masts are sometimes also comprehended in this denomination, as are the main staysails of all brigs and schooners. A ship is under her courses when she has no sail set but the fore-sail, main-sail, and mizen. Trysails are courses (which see), sometimes termed bentincks.

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  1. coursesnoun

    Plural noun of the word course.

    The local college have a range of courses for students of all age ranges.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2017  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'courses' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1272

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'courses' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1889

Anagrams for courses »

  1. Croesus

  2. Crœsus

  3. Scouser

  4. scouser

  5. sources

  6. sucrose

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of courses in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of courses in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of courses in a Sentence

  1. Valerie Adams-Bass:

    This is important because most Black children are taught by White and other non-Black teachers who often assume Black children are low achievers or dislike schools, black children are also overlooked for AP courses and other opportunities that expose and prepare them for college based on racial bias. Having more Black history knowledge meant youth had high career aspirations, perhaps in spite of teacher perceptions.

  2. Norman Cousins:

    It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.

  3. Tom Burton:

    It’s very complex with the tide and the current, together with the shifting winds inside Guanabara Bay, and having big mountains surrounding it, like Sugarloaf, it’s quite complex, only having one day on each of the courses, you’ve really got to perform.

  4. Sam Harrison:

    On some courses, the lakes are more like sewers, in those stagnant pools you can catch diseases, so you have to wear a head guard, a bit like an all-in-one wetsuit, so nothing can get on you.

  5. Green Jacket.Andy Yamanaka:

    This time at the Masters, we saw more smiles on the golf course, which is very unusual for [ him ], when he plays on the golf courses, he doesn't smile a lot, but this time we saw some smiles, and he looked very relaxed.

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