true course

  1. a course whose bearing is given relative to the geographical meridian.

Words Nearby true course Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use true course in a sentence

  • In fact, I am persuaded that my true course is to be master of myself and of my time.

    Washington Irving | Henry W. Boynton
  • While he had winked his eyes, so it seemed to him, the true course had fairly straddled away from the lubber line.

    Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
  • According to his ample knowledge of the shoals, he had been on his true course and well off the dangerous shallows.

    Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
  • In some instances the needle has been drawn as much as seven degrees from its true course.

  • To steer the true course, one must not only see the star but have a pilot.

    Wise or Otherwise | Lydia Leavitt