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 implements of war implements of war /ɪmˈplimənts ɒv ˈwɔːr/

noun

  1. Weapons considered collectively  ( implements of war , weaponry , munition , arms , weapons system )
    weapons considered collectively
      The rebel group was armed with powerful weapons.
    The rebel group was armed with powerful weapons.


 sitz bath sitz bath /ˈsɪts bæθ/

noun

  1. A bathtub in which your buttocks and hips are immersed as if you were sitting in a chair and you bathe in a sitting position  ( hip bath , sitz bath )
    a bathtub in which your buttocks and hips are immersed as if you were sitting in a chair and you bathe in a sitting position


 closed gentian closed gentian /kloʊzd ˈdʒɛnʃən/

noun

  1. Gentian of eastern North America having tubular blue or white flowers that open little if at all  ( blind gentian , bottle gentian , closed gentian , Gentiana andrewsii )
    gentian of eastern North America having tubular blue or white flowers that open little if at all
  2. Similar to Gentiana andrewsii but with larger flowers  ( blind gentian , closed gentian , Gentiana clausa )
    similar to Gentiana andrewsii but with larger flowers


 course course /ˈkɔrs/

adverb

  1. () As might be expected  ( course , naturally , of course )
    as might be expected
     Naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill
    naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill

noun

  1. () Education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings  ( course of instruction , course of study , class , course )
    education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
     He took a course in basket weaving
    he took a course in basket weaving
     Flirting is not unknown in college classes
    flirting is not unknown in college classes
  2. () A connected series of events, actions or developments  ( line , course )
    a connected series of events, actions or developments
     The government took a firm course
    the government took a firm course
     Historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available
    historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available
  3. () General line of orientation  ( trend , course )
    general line of orientation
     The river takes a southern course
    the river takes a southern course
     The northeastern trend of the coast
    the northeastern trend of the coast
  4. () A mode of action  ( course of action , course )
    a mode of action
     If you persist in that course you will surely fail
    if you persist in that course you will surely fail
     Once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place
    once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place
  5. () A line or route along which something travels or moves  ( path , course , track )
    a line or route along which something travels or moves
     The hurricane demolished houses in its path
    the hurricane demolished houses in its path
     The track of an animal
    the track of an animal
     The course of the river
    the course of the river
  6. Facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport  ( course )
    facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
     The course had only nine holes
    the course had only nine holes
     The course was less than a mile
    the course was less than a mile
  7. (construction) a layer of masonry  ( course , row )
    (construction) a layer of masonry
     A course of bricks
    a course of bricks
  8. Part of a meal served at one time  ( course )
    part of a meal served at one time
     She prepared a three course meal
    she prepared a three course meal
  9. A body of students who are taught together  ( course , form , class , grade [ N. American] )
    a body of students who are taught together
     Early morning classes are always sleepy
    early morning classes are always sleepy

verb

  1. (game) hunt with hounds  ( course )
    (game) hunt with hounds
     He often courses hares
    He often courses hares
  2. Move along, of liquids  ( course , feed , run , flow )
    move along, of liquids
     Water flowed into the cave
    Water flowed into the cave
     The Missouri feeds into the Mississippi
    the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi
  3. Move swiftly through or over  ( course )
    move swiftly through or over
     Ships coursing the Atlantic
    ships coursing the Atlantic