change of course

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n change of course a change in the direction that you are moving
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Quotations

  • W. Clement Stone
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    “If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.”

Usage

In literature:

Here was the whole course of his life changed, yes, and his prospects put in jeopardy by this extraordinary decision.
"Through the Wall" by Cleveland Moffett
This change would of course give equal rights to the colored class.
"A Visit To The United States In 1841" by Joseph Sturge
No; for the schooner suddenly changes her course with the evident intention of avoiding her.
"Facing the Flag" by Jules Verne
She would change all at once, when her health got more firmly settled in the course of her growth.
"Atlantic Monthly Vol. 6, No. 33, July, 1860" by Various
So, as by enchantment, the course of the poet's existence was changed.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, June 18, 1919" by Various
Changes, of course, there are.
"Vanishing Roads and Other Essays" by Richard Le Gallienne
But of course I'm changed.
"J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 3" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
There was, of course, the going home, the change of scene, the constant occupation.
"Wife in Name Only" by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
Ethelyn had not changed her mind when Melinda came home next day, and as a matter of course called at the Markhams' in the evening.
"Ethelyn's Mistake" by Mary Jane Holmes
The course of the river now changed, first to South-East then round to West-North-West enclosing a mile of ground.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
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In poetry:

Of course not all the watchers of the dawn
See Severn mists like forced-march mists withdraw
London has darkness changing into light
With just one quarter hour of any weight.
"Longford Dawns" by Ivor Gurney
"I have heard it said," she purred,
"That, with the greatest ease,
You change, in the twinkling of an eye,
Into any shape you please!"
"Of course I can!" the Ogre cried,
And a roaring lion stood at her side.
"Puss In Boots" by Clara Doty Bates
Then they set a course for Naples where they changed the ship for gold,
And all the Moorish captives into slavery they sold, And with money in both pockets they departed joyfully —
All along the coast of Barbarie!
"The Coast Of Barbary-2" by Cicely Fox Smith
But years rolled on, and in their course Time many changes brought,
And sorrow in that household gay his silent power wrought!
The sons had grown to gallant men of lofty heart and brow,
The fairy like and joyous girls were thoughtful women now.
"Time’s Changes In A Household" by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon

In news:

It's difficult to say one play changed the course of a season.
The cooler air, of course, being the changes.
Of course, there are going to be changes.
Though anyone who knows Chicago, of course, also knows how rapidly the city changes .
"Of course," Diskin added, "this could change .
In the debate with Paul D Ryan, Vice President Joe Biden rises to the task of buoying Obama supporters and convincing any undecideds not to change course.
The Roads Not Taken As an experiment, you can write down the story of your own fork in the road, that place where you had to make a choice that changed the course of your life.
The exhibits present an individual, human side to the conflict that forever changed the course of United States history.
A hospice can't change the course of a disease, but it can offer help or comfort to people at the - 5:56 am.
(AP) — Two-and-a-half months in Kansas City changed the course of Jeremy Guthrie's career.
The first monument of the season, Milan-San Remo, went down a couple of weekends ago and resulted in some exciting racing, which then led to discussion of changing the course.
The bloom, of course, is not a flower but foliage -- a rosette of central leaves that lose their chlorophyll as the mercury drops, changing from green to white, pink, purple, and near-red.
PALM CITY — An American Red Cross lifesaving course changed the direction of Robert L "Bob" Paterson's life.
For these would-be immigrants, even a modest success would change the course of everything.
How do you change the course of your small business.
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In science:

Of course, the coefficients of the walls will change from point to point but we see that this has little effect on the dynamics.
A Short Review of Time Dependent Solutions and Space-like Singularities in String Theory
Of course BBN as well as CMB are a very well tested areas of cosmology which do not allow for significant and substantial changes.
Testing and selection of cosmological models with $(1+z)^6$ corrections
Nem irovsky (2003) considers that the old perspective is that of computers as determ inistic boxes blindly following their commands while users are incapable of changing the course of the program running on the computer.
The Review and Analysis of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Principles
Lett. 80, 251-256. 19. Haba, K., Ogawa, N., Mizukawa, K., Mori, A., 1991. Time course of changes in lipid peroxidation, pre- and postsynaptic cholinergic indices, NMDA receptor binding and neuronal death in the gerbil hippocampus following transient ischemia.
Time course of oxidative damage in different brain regions following transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
Of course we can’t just change the calculational method, because there is a physical background behind this.
D-term inflation after spontaneous symmetry breaking
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